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Three unions, including GMB, representing more than 1.6 million local government employees in schools and councils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have submitted a pay claim that attempts to narrow the growing gap between declining wages and the rising cost of living. The claim for the year from next April [...]
GMB call for a public inquiry into the wrongdoings of Barclays Bank as four former executives have been charged with fraud over their involvement in the 2008 financial crisis. GMB raised the issue at the height of the crisis and have been calling for an investigation into Barclays involvement since. Paul Maloney, [...]
GMB branch X21 member, Stephen Morgan, has won Portsmouth South seat for the Labour party, increasing the Labour vote by over 10,000 since 2010. For the first time since the Portsmouth South seat was created in 1918, the Labour party has taken the seat in convincing style from Tory, Flick Drummond, [...]
GMB branch B50 member, Lloyd Russell-Moyle, has won an historic election result in Brighton Kemptown over night, increasing the Labour vote by over 10,000 since 2015. Lloyd beat Conservative Simon Kirby MP who had held the seat since 2010. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, new Labour MP for Brighton Kemptown said: “I feel absolutely privileged [...]
GMB calls on the 225,200 workers in Dorset and Wiltshire earning less than £10 per hour to vote for Labour’s promise to raise the minimum wage to the level of the Living Wage, expected to be £10 per hour by 2020. A GMB study released today shows that there are over [...]
GMB calls on the 1,142,300 workers in the South East earning less than £10 per hour to vote for Labour’s promise to raise the minimum wage to the level of the Living Wage, expected to be £10 per hour by 2020. A GMB study released today shows that there are over [...]
GMB are writing to HMRC to enquire whether tax and National Insurance deducted by payroll company, Payzequra, on behalf of Allied Care has actually been paid GMB is taking action as members have raised concerns around potential unpaid tax and national insurance contributions by their care home employer. GMB also intend to [...]
GMB members in Dorset and Wiltshire are desperate for the return of a Labour government to build new council housing as a new GMB study shows that they have been priced out of the housing market. In the South West average house prices are 9x times the average earnings of [...]
GMB members in the South East are desperate for the return of a Labour government to build new council housing as a new GMB study shows that they have been priced out of the housing market. In the South East average house prices are 10.1 times the average earnings of [...]
GMB, the union for public sector workers, calls on the 103,000 public sector workers, employed as health workers, catering assistants, cleaners, teaching assistants, ambulance staff, residential care workers, council workers, police and civil servants to vote for an end to the public sector pay cap. Pay in the public sector has [...]

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  • National Joint Council Local Government Claim 2018/19
    Three unions, including GMB, representing more than 1.6 million local government employees in schools and councils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have submitted a pay claim that attempts to narrow the growing gap between declining wages and the rising … Continue reading → […]