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GMB Warns Trump’s “Jobs Killer” Tariffs Threaten Whisky Jobs And Economic Recovery
GMB Scotland has today (Monday 27 July) warned the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) that Donald Trump’s tariff war on whisky will be a “jobs killer” on both sides of the Atlantic and urged the UK Government to “get in the game” and defend the industry....
Media Calling Notice: GMB Scotland Local Government Key Worker Pay Demonstration 
Glasgow frontline staff urge Scottish Government and Councils: “Pay up for key workers”...
GMB Scotland Media Statement - Social Care Staff Support Fund
Responding to the Scottish Government’s announcement yesterday evening (Wednesday 24 June) of a social care staff support fund, which should ensure care workers receive full pay if they fall sick with Covid-19 until the end of September...
GMB Scotland Warns Energy Giant Centrica "Must Change”
Responding to this morning’s (Thursday 11 June) announcement...
Schools Staff Return Poses More Questions Than Answers
As thousands more schools staff across Scotland return to work today (Monday 8 June) GMB has warned government ministers the next scandal of the coronavirus crisis could unravel amid serious concerns over safe working, equality and personal wellbeing....
BiFab Joint Trade Union Statement
Responding to the SSE announcement, BiFab Joint Trade Union Secretaries Gary Smith & Pat Rafferty...
GMB Calls For Subsidy Reform Amid Reports Of More Renewables Manufacturing Misery
GMB Scotland has today (Wednesday 27 May) called on Secretary of State for Scotland Alister Jack MP to press for urgent reform of the UK Government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) arrangements, and to help bring desperately needed jobs to the UK renewables manufacturing supply chain....
GMB Scotland Secures Sick Pay Breakthrough in Private Care
GMB Scotland have today (Thursday 21st May) responded to the announcement from Britain’s largest care home provider HC One that they will pay full sick pay to care workers who have to self-isolate following exposure to COVID-19...
GMB Scotland Media Statement: Key Worker Payment Campaign
After the applause, pay up for our key workers.......
Covid-19 Care Fatalities “Sad And Sobering” - GMB Warns Care Workers Are Being Failed
Responding to the latest National Records of Scotland figures concerning Covid-19 fatalities this afternoon (Wednesday 22 April)....