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GMB calls for parliamentary inquiry into Amazon as conditions for workers worsen

Amazon warehouse have been hit by more than 600 serious injuries or near misses in the past three years, a GMB investigation has found.

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CORONAVIRUS: Guidance for members in Local Government & Schools

Full details about the Coronavirus for GMB members is available on the following link, which provides an update for GMB members on controlling the risk of the Coronavirus, and  full information on your Employers’ duty of care to reduce the risks from exposure to biological hazards to as low as is reasonably practicable.

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GMB, alongside sister unions have today met with Local Government Employers to discuss your pay claim, which was submitted in July 2019. This pay claim covers all workers across local government, school & academies that follow National Joint Council (NJC Green Book) pay, terms and conditions.

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Are you owed back dated Holiday Pay as a term time only worker?   Complete the GMB’s survey to find out.

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Calling all Hermes Drivers…

Worker Admin Payments: GMB has negotiated a special one off payment of £350 per person who are worker status couriers, i.e. those that have remained with Hermes and signed a worker contract in early 2019.

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Unions comment on British Steel sale

The National Trade Union Steel Co-ordinating Committee (NTUSCC) has commented on the sale of British Steel following a meeting with Jinye yesterday [January 9, 2020].

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Worst ever A&E results ‘direct result of decade of Tory government’

 We have to make sure the NHS survives five more years of Tory rule says GMB Union

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Will Thorne, Founder of GMB 1889

Happy New Year

To GMB members everywhere, we wish you a happy and healthy 2020.  Happy New Year.

GMB Responds to Queen's speech

On the Employment Bill, Tim Roache, GMB General Secretary, said:

“The Prime Minister claims he will protect and enhance workers’ rights but his record on keeping his promises leaves a lot to be desired. We’ll be holding him to account. 

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