National News

Below you’ll find all the latest news direct from the GMB National website.

Real Wages Fall Yet Again
Families are struggling because the Government and greedy employers either don't care or like the system the way it is. GMB has called for action after new statistics show average wages have fallen once again. [...]
We will continue to do everything possible to fight our members' corner. GMB, the union for Asda workers, is confident of 'dramatically' reducing job losses at the company. [...]
Members have had enough and simply cannot believe that a Labour Party leader is taking further measures to slash terms and condition of hardworking employees. GMB, the union for Sheffield council workers, has criticised Sheffield City Council’s plan to impose four more years of pay misery on workers. [...]
There are going to be redundancies, but we are very confident these can be reduced significantly from the thousands initially feared. GMB, the union for Wilko workers, has issued a statement after meeting with company bosses. [...]
The work carried out by GMB members at Sellafield is vital to the safe and efficient functioning of the UK's nuclear sector, including the generation of electricity for homes and industry says GMB. GMB, the union for nuclear workers, today (Monday August 14) opened a ballot asking 3,000 members at [...]
Joint statement from Steel Unions GMB, Unite and Community: “We welcome the RAA announcement which includes a commitment that Tata will stand behind a new scheme with reduced annual increases. [...]
GMB urges council to right this wrong as soon as possible. GMB, the union for Sheffield refuse workers, is calling on Sheffield City Council to force its major contractor Veolia to pay the living wage. [...]
Our members feel that they not been listened to and they are left felling angry and upset - their only recourse is to now look at taking industrial action. GMB, the union for council workers, is balloting members for strike action over Coventry City Council’s plan to close 14 children’s [...]
Theresa May looks like a rabbit in the headlines as the economy tanks around her. GMB, the union for construction workers, has attacked the Government's flawed industrial strategy as construction plummets. [...]
When will Theresa May and her bumbling health secretary learn if we want a health service fit for purpose it has to be funded and staffed properly? GMB, the union for NHS staff, have criticised new NHS figures showing an increase in waiting times, a rise in bed-blocking and a [...]

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Regional News
  • GMB demands more Brighton refuse workers
    GMB, the union for refuse and recycling workers, is to meet senior managers at Brighton and Hove city council on Monday 21st August to seek additional funding and staffing for the service. This follows complaints from residents about missed collections and … Continue reading → […]