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Our members who deal with emergencies such as at London Bridge, the Manchester Arena and the Grenfell Tower disaster, feel grossly undervalued. GMB has responded to a ‘staggering’ 18,000 drop in police staff numbers. [...]
If Government's austerity programme was supposed to help the economy – it’s failed. GMB union has today called for Government action on low pay, a plan for decent jobs and government investment in industry as the UK’s growth flatlines. [...]
Rights are no rights at all if you can't afford to enforce them, says union's general secretary. GMB has hailed a decision in the Supreme Court that tribunal Fees are unlawful. [...]
This kind of deregulation will cause suffering for both service users and staff. GMB has criticised a Government decision to suspend minimum wage enforcement for hundreds of thousands of care workers. [...]
GMB members have been served their notice today - this is happening to some of the lowest paid employees of the council. GMB, the union for council workers, is to ballot members for industrial action over plans to shut 14 Coventry children’s centres with the loss of up to 100 [...]
The number of nurses and health visitors plummeted by 1,049 in just one month from March to April 2017. GMB, the union for NHS staff, says poor pay and increased workload are hurting the health service as vacancies have rocketed 30 per cent in just two years. [...]
Public services are held together by the devotion of overworked and underappreciated employees says GMB. New research by GMB, the union for public sector staff, shows that 1.8million public sector workers regularly work unpaid overtime worth £11 billion a year. [...]
Greg Clarke must keep his feet nailed firmly to the floor and make urgent investment decisions to also support gas and new nuclear says GMB. GMB, the Union for energy workers, has responded to a major Government shake up in UK energy policy. [...]
PASSING OF MARY TURNER
An announcement from GMB [...]
It is particularly significant for the people of Scotland’s largest city, where the first ship will be built. GMB has welcomed the news the first of the new Type 26 frigates will be called ‘HMS Glasgow’. [...]

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  • 'Staggering' Drop In Police Staff Numbers
    Our members who deal with emergencies such as at London Bridge, the Manchester Arena and the Grenfell Tower disaster, feel grossly undervalued. GMB has responded to a ‘staggering’ 18,000 drop in police staff numbers. […]