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GMB London welcomes new funding model and £1.7bn budget sum for Sizewell C
GMB London welcomed the new funding model for new nuclear announced on Tuesday 26th and the £1.7bn sum for Sizewell C in yesterday’s budget...
GMB welcomes Yodel’s significant pay offer of 17.6% for LGV1 drivers based at Hatfield
After many weeks of negotiations about pay, followed by a ballot with a turnout of 84% of GMB’s disgruntled members, 95% voting to take industrial action, Yodel has finally done the right thing and offered Yodel LGV1 drivers in Hatfield a 17.6% pay increase, giving drivers £17.19 per hour....
GMB London welcomes recognition agreement with Co-op Funeral Care
GMB London welcomes the decision by East of England Co-op Funeral Care to sign a GMB recognition agreement...
GMB London call on the Government to extend furlough for the aviation sector
The call by GMB and industry representatives in the aviation sector and supply chain is falling on the deaf ears of the government.  International restrictions have severely hampered recovery and fail to protect aviation and travel sector jobs....
GMB Wincanton HGV members secure 11% pay deal in recognition of their essential value
GMB London Region representing Mechanical offload HGV drivers has agreed to an 8% pay increase and a further 3% increase has been granted from September to December 2021...
Yodel lorry drivers have had enough of constant disputes and grievances
GMB members at Yodel are angry having discovered that agency drivers are being paid more and being given bonuses and incentives compared with employees driving lorries for Yodel. Providing agency drivers better pay and conditions specifically after 12 weeks when company benefits must be matched....
GMB London call on ASDA to implement its own policies on discrimination after complaint of anti semitism against Dagenham manager upheld
ASDA need to adhere to the Equality Act 2010 and challenge the behaviour of their managers and educate them to follow their own policies after this case says GMB London...
South Cambridgeshire Council recognise value of staff with 2.5% pay deal
Joint Union pay negotiations with South Cambridgeshire District Council reached agreement of a pay award for staff of 2.5%, accepted following a ballot of members...
GMB London Region slams Asda for the dismissal of loyal employee who has learning difficulties
ASDA used to be a well-respected company where colleagues were proud to wear the ASDA badge. This has changed and the change is not one for the better, says GMB London...
ZERO TOLERANCE' NEEDED ON LONDON FLY TIPPING AS GMB STUDY SHOWS MORE THAN 360,000 INCIDENTS IN 2019/20
Local authorities need to up their game as GMB Union data shows less than half incidents resulted in a call out...
Grass Roots NHS campaigners will be making themselves heard today
Dozens of NHS workers rally at downing street to deliver 800,000 strong petition calling for 15% pay rise...
GMB's justice members plan protest against imposed paltry pay deal.
GMB prisoner transport staff stage royal courts of justice protest over real terms pay cut...
Grieving caretaker ‘callously’ sacked by council after 24 years service
Hundreds sign petition after much-loved council workers dismissed after life time service to the borough...
Income tax cuts should offset increase in green taxes to £15 per week
GMB London calls on government for 50% hike to £15 per week in green taxes to be offset with equivalent cut in income taxes for all workers except those on high pay....
Civil Aviation Authority regulations heap more misery on Heathrow Airport workers
GMB London is appalled at Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) using Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to again pick the pockets of its own keyworkers with extortionate 133% increase in car parking charges....