Regional News

Below you’ll find all the latest posts direct from GMB Scotland website.

GMB Scotland has today (Thursday 23 November) served notice on Dounreay nuclear decommissioning site operator DSRL of an industrial action ballot over a ‘derisory’ below inflation pay offer, sparking the likelihood of strikes early in the New Year.r [...]
GMB and Unite leaders, Gary Smith and Pat Rafferty, praised the role of the Scottish Government and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, in brokering the deal and the resolute stand taken by the BiFab workers to convince everyone they were determined to fight for their jobs and their communities [...]
Unions call on SSE to ‘rein in’ contractor as workers rally to urge MSPs: ‘Battle for BiFab’ [...]
1,400 jobs are dependent on the Scottish Government ending a contractual dispute between the financially stricken fabrication firm BiFab and the Beatrice Windfarm Project contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) [...]
GMB Calls On Government And Industry Stakeholders To ‘Battle For BiFab’ - Letting Workers And Communities Go Under Is Not An Option [...]
GMB Scotland extends our deepest condolences following the untimely passing of our former GMB and Labour Party colleague, Frank Doran [...]
Give Me Five Campaign
STUC Women’s Conference backs “Give Me Five” campaign for a £5 Scottish top-up to Child Benefit [...]
GMB Scotland today passed a motion at STUC Women’s Conference that slams the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), the regulatory body for carers in Scotland, for ‘acting like a mincemeat factory’ over the employment conditions of low-paid women carers [...]
Glasgow Equal Pay
GMB Women Call For Urgent Glasgow Equal Pay Settlement [...]
GMB Calls For Scottish Government Intervention Over ‘Appalling’ Working Conditions On G4S Prisons Contract [...]

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