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​​​​​​​GMB to ballot all Ambulance Service and NHS members across southern England for strike action over pay
A total of 55 NHS Trusts across South East, South London, Dorset and Wiltshire face GMB member’s strike ballot after rejecting pay cut ...
GMB reaches landmark agreement with Dorset Council for disabled workers
More than four thousand Dorset Council workers now protected by reasonable adjustment passport policy ...
Brighton and Hove bin strike officially over after council ratifies improved pay deal
Lowest paid council staff across the city will get a pay rise after GMB members stuck up for themselves...
GMB HGV drivers at Brighton and Hove Cityclean vote to accept councils offer and to suspend strike
‘The disruption has we know been difficult for the residents of Brighton and Hove, and to be clear it was always our last resort, but the council had for too long either ignored or delayed both the issues and in getting around the table to resolve matters, with a strike meant to focus their attention’ say GMB southern....
GMB boss calls for Tory councillor to be sacked after terrorism slur
People horrified a public figure would use such inflammatory and offensive language about council employees, GMB General Secretary tells Conservative Party...
Swindon Council waters down forced academy plan - but it's still not enough, says GMB union
GMB remains vigilant about potential job losses as Swindon Borough Council pushes ahead with plans to force all schools into MATs....
GMB Union to additionally ballot Cityclean Refuse and Recycling Loaders and Street cleansing teams operatives after dispute talks break down
‘It so disappointing as Friday’s meeting had left us with the impression that we had made good progress in moving towards a resolution and halting strike action, but today has seen a clear about turn and retraction of certain positional assurances by the council team' says GMB southern....
GMB will fight job losses if Swindon schools forced into Multi Academy Trusts
Proposals will see council income drop of £122,000 per year – key job roles will almost certainly be lost, says GMB Union ...
GMB Southern Region's NHS members overwhelmingly vote NO on Government's Pay Offer - Strike Ballot will now happen
The Health Secretary must now meet with GMB Union to avoid a winter of chaos...
GMB members at Brighton and Hove City Clean vote 100% for strike action
GMB can announce that Brighton’s city clean refuse, recycling, commercial waste, and com-bin HGV drivers have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action....
GMB University Cleaners to strike for fair pay in South London
The cleaners have long asked for the most basic of things – equal treatment with directly employed staff. It's time they got it, say GMB Union...
GMB to ballot transferring facilities staff across four Berkshire Hospitals for possible strike action  
‘If members support then Transfer day could also be the day members walk out to protect jobs and pay’ say GMB Southern.  ...
Brighton's City Clean refuse, recycling, commercial waste and com-bin drivers to be balloted for strike action
The overwhelming GMB consultative ballot result from HGV drivers within the city’s waste management Hollingbury depot could see industrial action in September, says GMB Southern Region....
More than 1,250 Asda workers demand supermarket acts to stop violence following Clapham attack
GMB Union hands in more than 1,250 letters from terrified supermarket workers asking Asda for protection in wake of ‘Spiderman’ gang attack ...
Brutal working conditions and poverty pay trigger hospital lunchtime walk outs
NHS workers must unite against the governments derisory 3% pay offer and fight for a restorative 15% pay rise says GMB...
Traffic Wardens to strike over pay in Tory Heartland
After a decade of having their allowances frozen, GMB parking wardens for NSL parking in Westminster are set to strike over pay and conditions....
Kent must have fair share of 30,000 new steel fabrication jobs for giant offshore wind turbines, says GMB Southern
Medway, Swale and Thanet with a steel fabrication history and access to the sea badly need the highly skilled well-paying jobs, says GMB Union...
GMB condemns 'horrifying' attacks on Asda workers in Clapham
Attacks on retail workers are on the increase Parliament must act now to toughen the law, says GMB Union ...
GMB Southern announces series of lunchtime hospital protests over insulting 3% pay offer
Exhausted and demoralised NHS staff are leaving the service and this insulting pay offer will escalate that, says GMB Union ...
Croydon Radiology Assistants ask for public support in search of pay parity
They are determined to fight for the pay they need and deserve and need your help to call on Croydon NHS Trust to do the right thing, say GMB Southern...