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  1. DERBY WOMEN’S CENTRE DONATION FROM GMB

    GMB Union D44 Branch, and Midland and East Coast Region, presented Derby Women’s Centre with a cheque for £500 to support them in their campaign to prevent closure.

    The much used and vital organisation is desperately short of funding and GMB Union is assisting in the drive to prevent it from closing (more…)

  2. Nottingham City Branch Raise Funds for Hayward House

    Nottingham City Branch with Nottingham City Homes recently hosted a Halloween Dance to raise funds for Hayward House, which is based at the City Hospital Nottingham, part of the Nottinghamshire University Hospitals NHS trust. (more…)

  3. COLLECTIVE YOUTH FESTIVAL

    This was a concept brought up by unions wanting to be involved in the city of culture through the Trade Council. Hull City of Culture was not very helpful so the Trade Council with various unions went it alone.

    The GMB Hull No1 branch was involved with two of the members Lloyd Dobbs organising the bands and arranging the erection of the stage and sound system. Mick McGarry with the band the Hill Billy Troupe was also a prominent person with the Hill Billy’s starting the event off.

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  4. NJC PAY CLAIM 2018-19

    Following the GMB NJC Pay Consultation the GMB NJC Reps met on Tuesday 13/06/17. A detailed discussion took place with extensive report back on the regional pay consultations. The general consensus was to keep the NJC pay claim succinct for 2018/19.  Read more on this story (more…)

  5. 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…)

  6. 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…)