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It is particularly significant for the people of Scotland’s largest city, where the first ship will be built. GMB has welcomed the news the first of the new Type 26 frigates will be called ‘HMS Glasgow’. [...]
Millions of workers set to work longer as Government bring forward state pension age increase. GMB Union has attacked a Government announcement that a rise in the pension age to 68 has been brought forward. [...]
Union issues call for support for alternative proposals as low paid care workers face 24% pay cut. GMB, the union for care workers, has today announced they have been left with no other option but to move to industrial action ballot after talks failed with one of the UK's [...]
The idea of attacking one of our emergency services workers as they do their duty saving lives is particularly abhorrent. GMB, the union for ambulance staff, has backed the 'Protect our Protectors' Bill as a paramedic was sprayed with a noxious substance while on duty. [...]
Lakeside children’s centre is yet another of hundreds closed in the face of people who need them most. GMB has backed a campaign to save a children's centre in one of the UK’s poorest areas. [...]
If this new funding comes from more cuts then the quality of children's services will continue to suffer. GMB, the union for school support staff, has responded to a schools funding announcement by Justine Greening in Parliament today. [...]
This is a clear warning to a troubled company that we are not going to put up with their antics anymore. GMB warehouse workers at Matalan narrowly voted to accept a pay deal today. [...]
Sunday Times reports Chancellor made comments during Cabinet row over austerity. GMB, the union for public sector workers, has taken Chancellor Philip Hammond to task over reports he described public sector workers as "overpaid". [...]
The dispute around Firefighters working at Sellafield Ltd in West Cumbria has escalated. A first strike is already called for Monday 24th July at 06.01 hours until Tuesday 25th July 2017 at 05.59 hours. GMB, the union for nuclear workers, has called a second 24 hour strike at Sellafield at [...]

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