GMB has criticised Greg Clarke after he refused to rule out imposing zero tariffs which would ‘rip the heart’ out of UK manufacturing.Read more
The Court of Appeal has this morning (31 January 2019) upheld the ruling that Asda store staff can compare their roles with those in the supermarket giant’s distribution centres in legal claims over equal pay.Read more
Any GMB branch in the region wishing to apply for visitors' tickets to this year's Congress can do so in writing to GMB Wakefield by no later than Friday, 8th March 2019. Branches should be aware that visitors attending Congress must do so at their own expense and make their own travel and accommodation arrangements.
Please remember when making the application for the visitors' tickets to give the name, address and telephone number of the visitor.
There are special visitors' tickets available that will allow access to the Private Session of Congress (if one is scheduled), but these can only be allocated to fully financial members of GMB. Please indicate on your application which ticket you require.
Any visitors with disabilities, who require special provisions, should indicate such on their application.
Copies of the appropriate Congress documents will be made available at Congress.
GMB Union is calling for a meeting with ASOS top brass to reassure our hundreds of members - the people who prop up their fashion empire - that their jobs are safe.Read more
All GMB offices in the region will be closed from Friday, 21st December 2018 and re-open on Thursday, 3rd January 2019. For any urgent employment related issues please contact your local workplace representative or branch official. For any urgent legal matters please call Unionline on 0300 333 0303. The regional secretary, Neil Derrick, and all the staff at GMB wish you the best for the festive season and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.
Office opening times: Monday – Friday 9.00am to 4.30pmRead more
As incidents hit 2 million, union says ‘domestic abuse is a workplace issue’ and employers can lead the way in tackling it.Read more
Union expresses concern over health and safety issues at retail giant ASOS in Barnsley as workers face a hectic Black Friday.Read more