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Archive: Oct 2014

  1. Further NHS strikes from 24 November

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    GMB MEMBERS IN NHS ENGLAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND TO TAKE FURTHER INDUSTRIAL ACTION IN WEEK  MONDAY 24 NOVEMBER

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  2. Britain Needs a Pay Rise Demo

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    The Northern Area bus left the Hull office at 5.30am, some members came from as far as Scarborough to reach us and by the time they arrived in Hull, we all needed a coffee to wake us up.  Banners gathered and sandwiches made, the next stop was Goole where our stalwart comrades got on the bus with Jacky Crawford the prospective (more…)

  3. LIVING WAGE SURVEY

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    GMB is asking workers earning less than £10 an hour to tell us what life is like on these wages.

    Whilst research has been done by churches and charities to determine what a living wage might be, GMB believes that this still falls short of what it really costs to live in Britain today.

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  4. FENNER DUNLOP MEMBERS STAY IN TOUCH

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    It has been a challenging year for our members in the Fenner Dunlop factory in Hull.  There has been 10 months of short-time working and uncertainty, however the Company are now seeing the order book improve and our members going back on to full time work.

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  5. SOPHIE’S SUCCESS

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    Sophie Brennan is a Carer working for Peterborough Care in Peterborough.  In April 2013, Sophie spoke to her employer about returning to work after maternity leave.  Sophie wanted to change her working days and no longer wanted to work a Saturday due to her not being able to get childcare for her two young children.  Peterborough Care refused her a request for flexible working which left Sophie unable to return to work. (more…)

  6. Veterans Weekend – East Park, Hull – 26 and 27 July 2014

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    Record temperatures and record takings took place at this year’s Veterans Weekend in East Park, Hull on Sat and Sun 26/27 July 2014.

    £940 clear profit was put into the GMB Hull Branch Forum Social Committee’s accounts for the GMB Kids Christmas Party to take place in December of this year.

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  7. LOCAL GOVERNMENT STRIKE SUSPENDED

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    MEMBERS TO BE CONSULTED ON NEW PROPOSALS

     Following intense last minute negotiations I can report that the local government trade unions and employers have agreed to release new pay proposals for consultation. 

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  8. NHS STRIKE ACTION

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    GMB Members voted 4 to 1 in favour of strike action. The result was 78% in favour of strike action and 91% in favour of action short of a strike.

     GMB members say enough is enough and vote for strike action and action short of a strike.

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