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Government must turn Clapping for Carers into cash recognition
"Ministers must reverse a decade of real terms pay cuts for NHS staff their own Government imposed," says GMB Union...
Concerns over infection risk at Hampshire Trading Standards office
"The new risk assessment is very much a case of shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted" say GMB Union...
GMB condemns government plans to close Intensive Care Units 
"This is another disaster waiting to happen," say GMB Union...
GMB demand assurances on hospital catering jobs after last minute restaurant closure
“We will fight tooth and nail to prevent any return to the bad old days when profiteers like ISS and Sodexo thought profit in Brighton Hospital was more important than patients and staff,” declare GMB...
GMB backs Labour's call for a "Care for Carers" package
New policy comes after MP’s hear harrowing testimony from GMB members ...
Appeal for calm ahead of weekend in Bournemouth after 'frightening levels of abuse'
GMB members subjected to verbal and threats of physical violence as hordes flocked to the sands ...
Disciplinary action dropped against disabled GMB member
"We are glad that ISS have done the right thing in dropping these charges," says GMB Union...
British Airways pulling out of Gatwick 'like they are throwing us on scrapheap' say staff
"Workers are suffering serious mental health issues over the prospect of job cuts," says GMB Union...
GMB Bulletin about PPE in healthcare
Your latest bulletin contains information about what to do if you are not being provided with the correct level of PPE....
‘A trailblazer for equal pay and workers rights,’ GMB mourn the passing of ex-National Secretary, Rita Stephen.
GMB Southern Region today paid tribute to Rita Stephen, National Secretary for the Clerical and Administrative Workers Union (CAWU which later changed its name to APEX) which merged with GMB, who sadly died aged 94....
GMB leads justice protest for cleaners after two die from Covid-19 at South London hospital
Hospital cleaners, porters and hostesses are the forgotten heroes of this pandemic says GMB Union ...
GMB advice on PPE Fit Testing
If you have any concerns regarding fit testing, please contact your local GMB Representative for advice and support...
London Outsourced NHS Workers will not engage with Track and Trace says GMB
"No one in London can live on Statutory Sick Pay of £96 a week which wouldn’t even pay to rent a room in this city," says GMB Union ...
Black Lives Matter
GMB Southern Region condemns the state sponsored violence against Black communities in the US and stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement internationally. ...
GMB Southern region calls on government to release BAME report
The government is running scared of its own conclusions. GMB is calling on the government to release the coronavirus BAME report. The report, commissioned by Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, and led by Public Health England, was tasked with investigating into why black and minority ethnic communities were early identified to be disproportionately affected by Covid-19....
'Phony' Epsom and St Helier Hospital Consultation will lead to cuts says GMB
This damaging restructure has been pushed through during a pandemic says GMB Union. GMB union has slammed the outcome of a ‘phony’ consultation which reduces NHS services at Epsom and St Helier Hospitals....
GMB update for members in Health and Social Care
GMB is committed to fighting for Covid testing for all workers in Health & Social Care...
GMB calls for Kent schools to accept their health and safety responsibilities from June 1st
"All schools must disclose what they are doing to prevent Covid-19 exposure and spread and not concentrate on whether they can legally evade health and safety legislation" says GMB Union...
GMB 'disappointed' govt planning ahead with wider schools opening
"We will back our members and challenge employers," says GMB Union ...
Test and Trace disaster for working people
GMB Southern slams Government’s test and trace scheme - £95 per week won’t pay the bills  Test and Trace will be a disaster for working people, GMB Southern has said. ...