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NEW AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH THAMES AMBULANCE SERVICE LIMITED
TASL and GMB Midlands and East Coast (MEC), have officially signed a Joint Consultative and Negotiation Agreement to further enhance and embed improving Employee Relations. The new agreement defines and embeds formal processes for addressing concerns locally and fast tracking to the top where and when necessary. Colin Todd, Regional Organiser at GMB MEC said: […] The post NEW AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH THAMES AMBULANCE SERVICE LIMITED appeared first on GMB Union....
East Midland Ambulance Service first in the country to sign “Dying to Work” charter
Chief Executive Richard Henderson said “We have pledged our support to colleagues who face a terminal illness by being the first ambulance service to sign the ‘Dying to Work Charter’. Read More The charter is part of the Trade Union Congress’ wider ‘Dying to Work’ campaign, which is seeking greater security for terminally ill workers […] The post East Midland Ambulance Service first in the country to sign “Dying to Work” charter appeared first on GMB Union....
PROUD OF OUR GMB BINMAN WHO SAVED MAN’S LIFE
A 64-year-old man will always be grateful that GMB bin lorry driver, Michael Wray,(pictured centre) was on shift on Friday 20 July – because he is a former nurse who saved his life.  Read more Here The man collapsed in the street just as the bin lorry was on its round on Sneinton Dale. As luck […] The post PROUD OF OUR GMB BINMAN WHO SAVED MAN’S LIFE appeared first on GMB Union....
GMB UNION @ HERMES NEWSBRIEF – JULY 2018
You may have read in the media that GMB Union won the Employment Tribunal case against Hermes for Lifestyle Couriers regards their employment status. There is a lot of interest from lifestyle couriers, with many joining the GMB Union on a daily basis. Many who also have friends and family that work for Hermes. They […] The post GMB UNION @ HERMES NEWSBRIEF – JULY 2018 appeared first on GMB Union....
DISABILITIES CAN BE OVERCOME – BY UNION LEARNING REP PAUL GLOVER
Union Learner Rep   My name is Paul Glover and I have recently become a Union Learning Rep (ULR) for GMB. I work at Eastcroft as a Refuse Driver within the local area. I have a learning disability in the form of Dyslexia which means I have always struggled to read and write. Like many […] The post DISABILITIES CAN BE OVERCOME – BY UNION LEARNING REP PAUL GLOVER appeared first on GMB Union....
GMB MEMBERS HAVE SPOKEN : IT’S A NO FROM US
87% of GMB members in the NHS have voted to reject the pay offer. The GMB will be conducting an indicative ballot to ascertain whether GMB members are prepared to take industrial action. The ballot will start on Monday 9th July and close on Thursday 9th August 2018. READ MORE The post GMB MEMBERS HAVE SPOKEN : IT’S A NO FROM US appeared first on GMB Union....
DERBY WOMEN’S CENTRE DONATION FROM GMB
GMB Union D44 Branch, and Midland and East Coast Region, presented Derby Women’s Centre with a cheque for £500 to support them in their campaign to prevent closure. The much used and vital organisation is desperately short of funding and GMB Union is assisting in the drive to prevent it from closing     The post DERBY WOMEN’S CENTRE DONATION FROM GMB appeared first on GMB Union....
Nottingham City Branch Raise Funds for Hayward House
Nottingham City Branch with Nottingham City Homes recently hosted a Halloween Dance to raise funds for Hayward House, which is based at the City Hospital Nottingham, part of the Nottinghamshire University Hospitals NHS trust. The Branch would like to thank everyone who brought tickets and made this event a success.   Thanks to your generosity we raised […] The post Nottingham City Branch Raise Funds for Hayward House appeared first on GMB Union....
Local mental health trust becomes latest employer to sign up to TUC’s charter for helping terminally ill workers
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) is the first NHS organisation in Lincolnshire to sign the Dying to Work voluntary charter. To read more click here   The post Local mental health trust becomes latest employer to sign up to TUC’s charter for helping terminally ill workers appeared first on GMB Union....
COLLECTIVE YOUTH FESTIVAL
This was a concept brought up by unions wanting to be involved in the city of culture through the Trade Council. Hull City of Culture was not very helpful so the Trade Council with various unions went it alone. The GMB Hull No1 branch was involved with two of the members Lloyd Dobbs organising the […] The post COLLECTIVE YOUTH FESTIVAL appeared first on GMB Union....