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Unions comment on British Steel sale
The National Trade Union Steel Co-ordinating Committee (NTUSCC) has commented on the sale of British Steel following a meeting with Jinye yesterday [January 9, 2020]....
Worst ever A&E results ‘direct result of decade of Tory government’
 We have to make sure the NHS survives five more years of Tory rule says GMB Union...
Will Thorne, Founder of GMB 1889
Happy New Year
To GMB members everywhere, we wish you a happy and healthy 2020.  Happy New Year....
GMB Responds to Queen's speech
On the Employment Bill, Tim Roache, GMB General Secretary, said: “The Prime Minister claims he will protect and enhance workers’ rights but his record on keeping his promises leaves a lot to be desired. We’ll be holding him to account. ...
Sheffield Office
Due to the Sheffield floods all meetings at our Sheffield office are cancelled and the office will be closed. Please contact GMB on 0345 337 7777 for further information or speak to your organiser....
Join Us for A Demo At Amazon Depot in Sheffield
Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend for Amazon is coming up pretty quickly and it will give us another unique opportunity to target Amazon fulfillment centres, HQ’s, and other Amazon facilities to shine a light on the shocking working conditions and practices....
ASDA WORKERS TO HAND IN 23,000 STRONG PETITION TO HQ DURING MASS PROTEST AGAINST 'DRACONIAN' CONTRACT
Tens of thousands of members of the public are backing our Asda workers in their fight says GMB Union...
Rise in hate crime 'heart-breaking and enraging'
GMB, Britain’s general union, has described rocketing hate crime figures as ‘heart-breaking and enraging.’...
Dr Who legend backs Asda workers fight
A Hollywood film star and Dr Who legend have joined 23,000 members of the public in backing Asda workers’ fight against a controversial new contract. Dr Who star Paul Mcgann, who also starred in cult hit Withnail and I and Aliens 3, and Rob Delaney, who appeared in Catastrophe and Deadpool 2, both leant their support ahead of a mass protest in Leeds on Wednesday [October 16, 2019]....
General Secretary & Treasurer Election Hustings
The election for our General Secretary and Treasurer will take place over the coming weeks.  This is clearly an important election which will determine who will lead the union for the next five years....
Please Join Us For ASDA Demos Across The Region
GMB members and activists will continue the fight to get justice for ASDA workers over the continuing issue of contract changes.  A new round of demos will take place on the following dates so please do your best to come along and support our ASDA members....
WILKO DISTRIBUTION – TALKS BREAK DOWN WITH MANAGEMENT
Talks with management have broken down because management have said they will not change the rota’s (to 1 in 3) until 18th January 2020....
Trade Unions in Yorkshire are Supporting the Fight Against Climate Change
This Friday, 20 September, students are taking to the streets across the UK to demand climate action at the Global Climate Strike....
TUC CONGRESS BACKS ASDA WORKERS THREATENED WITH SACK OVER CONTROVERSIAL CONTRACT
Delegates representing 5.6 union members unanimously back GMB call on Asda ‘respect your workers’...
Revealed: England's 'disastrous' 75,000 care worker black hole
England’s troubled social care sector has a 'disastrous' staffing ‘black hole’ with 75,000 vacant posts, new figures released by GMB, the union for care workers, reveal....
'Groundbreaking' APPG report on social care workforce
GMB, the union for care workers, has responded to today’s inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Social Care....
Workers warn Gove in 'high noon' meeting
Workers from some of the UK’s biggest manufacturers will warn the government against a no deal Brexit coup and demand detailed answers over jobs and future investment when they meet Michael Gove at 12 noon in the Cabinet Office on Whitehall....
'A no-deal Brexit could devastate the NHS and social care' - Joint-union statement on no-deal Brexit and the NHS
Together we represent more than a million health and care staff. They’re the lifeblood of our health service, consistently going above and beyond to make sure we can all rely on world-class care when we need it most....
THOUSANDS OF WILKO STAFF VOTE IN STRIKE BALLOT AFTER COMPANY FORCES WEEKEND WORKING
Our members are angry – this new rota is savage, says GMB Union...