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GMB UNISON

GMB slam “mixed messages” from government regarding the easing of lockdown, and lament “horrifying” COVID-19 death figures

Unions have criticised the government’s handling of the messaging around the easing of the lockdown, with some union leaders labelling it a “recipe for chaos”. Boris Johnson has ...
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GMB

GMB says worker safety must be “the overriding priority” as HS2 construction gets green light

GMB has responded to the government’s announcement that HS2 has been given the go-ahead, stating that the safety of construction workers should be the ‘priority’ – including social ...
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GMB Unite

Unions reveal details of British Airways furlough deal

Trade unions Unite and GMB have released details of the deal struck with British Airways to protect workers during the coronavirus crisis. British Airways has agreed that there ...
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GMB

GMB calls on government step in as British Airways put 30,000 jobs at risk

The GMB union has accused BA of putting 30,000 jobs at risk, as airports across the country face closure “within weeks” due to the coronavirus pandemic. GMB – ...
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GMB NEU PCS UNISON USDAW

What the unions made of this week’s Budget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed his first Budget this week – amid a backdrop of the coronavirus outbreak, issues concerning Statutory Sick Pay, an interest rate drop and low ...
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GMB

GMB warn that self-isolation could leave gig economy workers “abandoned and left penniless”

The GMB union is calling on all employers to pay their workers if they have to self-isolate due to the coronavirus – including their “zero-hour” workers. The growing ...
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GMB

GMB launches new ‘gig economy’ legal case against Hermes

Case brought by GMB follows similar legal action against Amazon and Uber regarding workers’ rights in the so-called ‘gig economy’. The GMB union started its latest ‘gig economy’ ...
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GMB UNISON Unite

UNISON accepts 2% pay rise for local government workers

Public service union UNISON have accepted a new two-year pay deal for local government staff. The new pay deal will affect more than one million local government workers ...
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GMB NASUWT Royal College of Nursing Unite USDAW

Unions accused of double standards after gender pay gap analysis

Despite campaigning for equal pay for years, some unions have the worst pay gaps in the UK with women paid a median hourly rate up to 42.7% less ...
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GMB Unite

Unite’s Jennie Formby looks set to be Labour’s new general secretary after support from GMB

Unite organiser Jennie Formby, whose candidacy is supported by Jeremy Corbyn’s office, looks set for a ‘coronation’ after receiving backing from GMB union to be new Labour general ...
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