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BUDGET 'REEKS OF VACUOUS GESTURE POLITICS'

GMB has responded to Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget speech today.

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MINIMUM WAGE RISE ‘WON’T LEVEL UP COMMUNITIES’ SAYS GMB UNION

The pay rise won’t lift people out of poverty after a decade of ‘ruinous Tory cuts’

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GMB UNION SET TO BALLOT AMBULANCE SERVICE AND NHS MEMBERS ACROSS YORKSHIRE & NORTH DERBYSHIRE FOR STRIKE ACTION OVER PAY

A total of 22 NHS Trusts across Yorkshire & North Derbyshire face GMB members’ strike ballot after rejecting pay cut  

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The Activist

Here’s our latest issue of The Activist - our weekly communication to all GMB representatives and branches across the region. 

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SHEFFIELD REFUSE COLLECTORS VOTE TO STRIKE OVER PAY AND CONDITIONS

More than 200,000 homes could be affected as refuse collectors fight for pay to keep pace with the cost of living, says GMB Union 

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Leeds Fire and Rehire Rally

GMB Activists from several branches joined Tracey Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire, Alex Sobel MP for Leeds North West and Barry Gardiner MP demanding the passage of a new law which would ban fire and rehire tactics. 

The rally comes as Barry is proposing a new law in Parliament that would ban fire and rehire tactics used by employers to enforce poor terms and conditions. The recent British Gas strike was brought about because the employer opted to impose unfavourable contracts on gas workers, this new law would make that illegal. 

Tell your MP to make fire and rehire illegal:


ALMOST 150,000 SELF-FUNDING CARE HOME RESIDENTS PROPPING UP ‘BROKEN SYSTEM’, ONS FIGURES SHOW

Many families are being plunged into debt to generate bloated profits for shadowy private companies, says GMB Union 

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Fire and Rehire Rally: Woodhouse Moor, Leeds, 15th October, 12pm to 1pm

Join us for this very important event. There will be several GMB supported MP’s speaking at the event so it would great to have a good GMB presence. 

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GMB RESPONDS AS ASOS BOSS STEPS DOWN 

Under Mr Beighton’s tenure profits rocket while hard-pressed workers were denied toilet breaks, says GMB Union. 

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