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Hospital staff given PPE '19 years out of date'

‘Horrified’ staff at Barnsley hospital treating Covid-19 patients have been given personal protection equipment 19 years out of date.

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GREAT NEW LEARNING OFFER FROM GMB

We've just launched some great new online courses for you to get your teeth into. Have a look at our flyer and if there's anything you fancy doing then contact a member of our project team (contact details in the flyer) 👇

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TASC - The Ambulance Staff Charity Needs Our Help

As the Coronavirus crisis is currently having a serious impact on the ambulance service. With call numbers soaring, interactions with patients are changing, and staff on the road and in the control centres are under chronic pressure.

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DHL ‘FLAUNTING’ GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES ON COVID-19 IN YORKSHIRE SAYS GMB

Company ‘using the current crisis as an opportunity to maximise profits potentially putting workers and their loved ones at risk says GMB Union. 

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Calling all ASDA Workers – Have you registered your Equal Pay Claim?

The clock is ticking on your Equal Pay Claim. You have until the 2 May 2020 to submit your claim.

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ASOS warehouse branded 'cradle of disease' by terrified workers

Terrified ASOS workers say they feel ‘like rats’ in a warehouse they have branded a ‘cradle of disease’  Up to 4,000 people work at the ASOS warehouse in Grimethorpe, Barnsley – and 98% of them feel unsafe at work amid the Coronavirus crisis, according to a GMB survey.

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POLICE MUST ENFORCE SOCIAL DISTANCING IN DANGEROUS WORKPLACES, GMB UNION SAYS

If workers were gathering cheek by jowl in the street police would be down on them like a ton of bricks says GMB Union

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Clap For Our Carers: Tonight 8pm

#CLAP FOR OUR CARERS
During these unprecedented times they need to know that we are grateful for everything they are doing for us. Please join the team at GMB tonight (26th of March at 8pm) for a big applause (from the safety of your front door, garden, balcony, window, living room, etc) to show all nurses, doctors, GPs, paramedics and carers our appreciation for their ongoing hard work and fight against this virus.


#proud #brave #clapforourcarers

 

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ASOS ‘PLAYING RUSSIAN ROULETTE WITH PEOPLE’S LIVES’ AS THOUSANDS CRAM INTO WAREHOUSE AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

The situation at ASOS is disgusting – thousands of people under one roof, not enforcing social distancing says GMB Union

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GMB members briefing: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

GUIDANCE FROM GMB AND SOME LOCAL EMPLOYERS

 

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