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GMB Welcomes Withdrawal Of ‘Pay-Cut Proposals’ For Ambulance And NHS Staff
GMB Scotland has today (Friday 8 February) welcomed the withdrawal of planned reforms which would have resulted in cuts to terms and conditions of Scottish Ambulance Service and NHS staff...
Glasgow Equal Pay – Celebration For Our Women, Reflection For Our Union
GMB Scotland Statement, Thursday 7 February 2019...
Rosyth Redundancies Stress ‘Urgent Need’ For RFA Contract Award To UK Shipyards
Responding to this morning’s (Thursday 7 February) announcement confirming the loss of 150 jobs at Babock Marine in Rosyth...
GMB Scotland and the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities Mark Holocaust Memorial Day
Hatred and antisemitism are evils that must be tackled. Scotland must not be complacent...
GMB Welcomes ‘Significant Moment’ As Agreement Reached Over Equal Pay
Responding to confirmation today (Thursday 17 January) that Glasgow City Council and the Joint Claimant Organisations, GMB, Unison, Unite and Action 4 Equality, have reached an agreement that will lead to the settlement of 14,000 equal pay claims...
GMB Warns MSPs To ‘Stop Playing Fast And Loose’ With Energy Sector Employment
GMB has criticised the Scottish Government’s Just Transition Commission (JTC) as ‘a good intentions committee’ and warned MSPs against ‘playing fast and loose’ with the livelihoods of workers across our energy sector...
GMB Warns COSLA: ‘Vital Services Cannot Run Without Staff – Make Work Pay For Them’
On the same day (Monday 19 November) that COSLA called on the Scottish Government for a better financial settlement in next year’s budget, GMB Scotland has said the council umbrella body must do more for the lowest paid in local government if they want those services to function...
UPDATED - GMB Scotland Statement
GMB Responds To Developments In Anti-Semitism Attack Against Union Organiser...
GMB Scotland Calls For SNP Leader Intervention Over Anti-Semitic Online Attack
GMB Scotland has today (Monday 29 October) called on the SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to intervene after a ‘despicable and vile anti-Semitic’ online attack against its organiser Rhea Wolfson...
GMB Scotland Statement
In response to some media reports and posts on social media before, during and after the recent Glasgow Women’s Strike, GMB welcomes the opportunity to publicly address the categorically untrue claims that our union agreed to Glasgow City Council’s discriminatory WPBR (or job evaluation scheme)...