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THIRD DAY OF STRIKE ACTION FOR REFUSE WORKERS IN LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

Refuse and street cleansing workers in Leeds took strike action for the third consecutive week in support of equal pay for low paid women and against the authority’s attempt to take up to £6,000 per year from 2,500 of their workers – 1,000 women and 1,500 men. Angry GMB members wish to convey their frustration to elected members and highly paid bureaucrats.

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Yorkshire region receives congress gift for most worthy cause

bluebell-wood.jpgThe Yorkshire & North Derbyshire region was the recipient of this year’s Congress gift, which will be donated to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice in Doncaster.

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Chesterfield Town FC Kick-Off in Style

Chesterfield Town under 8’s are very proud to show off their new strip which is sponsored by GMB.  The squad was formed for the 2007/08 season and play in the Rowsley and Youth District League.

They are currently sitting in a mid table position in their very first season.  Their manager, Carl Rimmington, is also the GMB workplace representative at Veolia Environmental Services and he manages the team in his spare time.  Carl said, “It is an honour to manage these passionate youngsters and very rewarding I am confident they will do well in the league.” GMB wishes the team the best of luck for the rest of the season.



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