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Below you’ll find all the latest news direct from the GMB National website.

The narrow margin of the yes vote should highlight to the offshore contractors they still have a dissatisfied workforce. GMB, the union for offshore workers, has accepted an improved pay deal from the OCA after balloting members. [...]
UK will be locked into damaging deal for 20 years – even after we leave EU says GMB. GMB has issued a dire warning as the ‘toxic’ CETA trade deal comes into force next week. [...]
Unions, parents and activists are prepared to fight to keep it open. GMB and Unison have teamed up with parents in a bid to save a desperately needed local children's centre. [...]
Union urges TUC congress to push for Government review into failing trust. GMB, the union for teaching assistants, is calling for an investigation into alleged nepotism and bullying at Wakefield City Academies Trust schools. [...]
It is deeply regrettable that a body like the TUC Congress that has played a major and crucial role in the life of our nation was prepared to carry a motion that undermines union members' jobs and our national defence says GMB. GMB, the defence workers' union, expressed disappointment [...]
‘Government con trick’ sees billions stripped from budgets to deny real-pay rise to lower-paid 55 per cent of workers. GMB, the union for public sector workers, accuses Theresa May of ignoring the ‘forgotten’ three million public sector staff in a major new report today. [...]
Robbing Peter to pay Paul, raiding already stretched departmental budgets shows Theresa May is living in a fantasy land. GMB, the union for public sector workers,says today’s announcement the pay cap will be lifted for some public sector workers is nothing but smoke and mirror politics. [...]
Despite repeated requests by ourselves to try and get Sellafield Management to come to the table to talk, it is clear that Sellafield seem intent on being intransigent says GMB. GMB, the union for nuclear workers, has announced its 3,000 members at the Sellafield site in Cumbria will walk [...]
A balanced energy mix of nuclear, gas (including hydraulically fracked) and renewable energy sources is the only way of ensuring continuity of supply says GMB. GMB, the energy workers' union, welcomes the latest CfD auction results showing falling prices in offshore wind projects as published by National grid today, [...]
We will never support such proposals and we will fight to defend the decent jobs our members and their communities depend on says GMB at the TUC Congress. GMB, the defence workers' union, is calling on the TUC Congress meeting in Brighton this week to oppose an anti-Trident disarmament [...]

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  • Unions to ballot for strike action at Hinkley Point as pay offer rejected
    Construction workers employed at Hinkley Point have overwhelmingly rejected a pay offer in the longstanding dispute over pay and bonuses on the project. The unions concerned, GMB and Unite, will now go ahead with notifying the companies concerned of their intention of holding an industrial action ballot and then progress to ballot members for strike action. […]