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.
The new Goole Branch Banner is unveiled:
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’
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.
Third largest Labour Party affiliate announces support for leadership candidate following membership ballot
GMB, the UK’s third largest trade union, have endorsed Owen Smith in the Labour Party leadership contest.
The union, which represents members across the public and private sectors, balloted members to ask their opinion on who the union should support.
GMB calls for urgent action to protect jobs and workplace rights as Britain votes for Brexit.
The government needs to act straight away to secure jobs and keep the economy moving says GMB. More
The ballot of all members in councils, schools and most academies on the employers’ pay offer for 2016 -18 opens on Monday, 29th February. GMB’s ballot closes at noon on Monday, 14th March. For more information click here
A leading training provider has sealed a partnership with one of the country’s biggest trade unions to help employers develop workplace apprenticeship schemes.
Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the GMB aimed at promoting high quality training with good rates of pay. (more…)