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  1. LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL SIGN UP TO DYING TO WORK CAMPAIGN

    Jayne Davies, Branch Secretary, GMB North West & Irish Region says:

    Although the “Dying to Work” campaign was being promoted by the TUC, which was talked about at Congress, it was only when Richard Oliver of the GMB Midland and East Coast Region gave a presentation at the GMB  Northwest Justice conference on the 8th October this year, that I fully appreciated what the campaign was all about.  (more…)

  2. PROTECT WORKERS’ RIGHTS

    Rights for working people in Britain have been hard-won, often the result of decades of pressure from the labour movement. Brexit gives the Government the opportunity to undo all that work. (more…)

  3. VIC BAINES – R I P – REGIONAL PRESIDENT

    Sadly, Vic passed away suddenly on Saturday, 31 December 2016, following a short illness. He was 74 years old.

    Vic had been a member of GMB for over 30 years and was a staunch activist, serving as Branch Secretary for Nottinghamshire General Branch, and actively involved (more…)

  4. SHOW RACISM THE RED CARD

    GMB workplace representatives from Mansfield District Council recently organised a stand at the Civic Centre to promote ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ awareness.

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  5. WAGES NOT BASED ON AGES

    Our  Regional Young Members Committee submitted a motion to the National Young Members Summit last year, which has since been passed at TUC Congress 2016. We have now launched our campaign Wages Not Based On Ages, which is calling for an end to the discriminatory practice of age differentials.

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  6. First county to back ‘Dying to Work’ campaign

    Nottinghamshire has become the first county council to sign up to a new charter helping employees with terminal illnesses stay in their job.

    TUC’s Dying to Work Voluntary Charter gives employees a ‘protected period’

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  7. Teenage Cancer Trust Bike Ride

    Karan Coleman, GMB member from Mansfield, recently participated in a cycle ride from Worksop to Skegness to raise  money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.  The ride was in memory of a young man named Andy Ellis who died aged 24 years from Cancer.

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