National News

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

Our speakers will tell you their stories from the front line in the battle for justice. GMB’s Campaign for Justice Conference 2017 lifts the lid on the Srebrenica genocide, child sex exploitation and corrupt cops. [...]
Hard-earned retirement incomes have been put at risk for far too long by speculators and spivs. GMB has called on the Pensions Regulator to bare its teeth following the body’s decision to prosecute Dominic Chappell. [...]
Every single one of the 27 million households in Britain has already had to fork out to wind farmers for not producing any electricity and that may be just the tip of the iceberg says GMB. GMB, the energy workers' union, has today called for subsidies on renewable energy [...]
Rather than speculating how big Britain's shale gas reserves might be, the sensible course of action is for government to give the go-ahead to sufficient exploratory wells to establish exactly how much gas is there, says GMB. Gas workers union GMB has today called for government to give the [...]
Tens of thousands of people across the region head to work each day not knowing what their hours will be, or even if they will be told to go home when they get there. GMB, the union for gig economy workers, has called for action after the number of [...]
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 [...]

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Regional News
  • Defend the NHS demo – Brighton, 24th September
    GMB Sussex Branch are supporting an event organised by Brighton, Hove and District Trades Council on Sunday 24th September. Sussex Defend the NHS march and rally is for trade unionists to stand alongside NHS staff to scrap the cap on … Continue reading → […]