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Local Government and Schools Pay Update - May 2020
The Local Government Association Board made up of elected councillors have performed a U-turn on a key part of the Local Government Pay Offer....
HC-One pledges full Covid-19 sick pay for 27,000 carers in massive win for GMB campaign
HC-One has shown the way – GMB Union urges other care providers to follow ...
Covid Life Assurance Scheme for Health and Social Care Workers in ENGLAND
The Government have announced a Life Assurance Scheme (Death in Service) for key workers in the health and social care sector in England...
Croydon Hospital Porter 'may starve to death' on enforced sick leave with no wages
"It's astonishing essential hospital workers can be forced into destitution by bad bosses," says GMB Union ...
£600 million social care funding in England must be used for Covid-19 sick pay
"Paying carers sick pay they can survive on is the best way of controlling infection in care homes," says GMB Union...
GMB urges Government to follow Union blueprint for 'under pressure' NHS
"Ministers must do more than clap – they must try and repair ten years of pay cuts," says GMB Union...
Hampshire children's home worker sacked whilst in bed with Covid-19
"Priory refused to postpone the disciplinary meeting and dismissed member in his absence," says GMB Union ...
Re-opening schools risks playing 'Russian Roulette' with staff and children's health
The Secretary of State for Education said he’s is being guided by the evidence - GMB Union demands to see the evidence...
International Nurses' Day: GMB calls on Nursing and Midwifery Council to support workers
"Registration must not be put at risk if nurses cannot carry out care due to of lack of PPE," says GMB Union ...
Remembering our heroes of yesterday, supporting our heroes today
Learning the lessons from the past. 8 May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day and we should never forget the millions of lives lost during the Second World War. Some 20 million people were lost in Europe alone....
GMB Survey for School Support Staff: Re-opening schools
All GMB members based in a school should have received this survey via email. If you haven't received it yet, please complete the survey now!...
Latest Pension News Bulletin
Newsletter available for download on the right that has important information on your pension...
Vivid Housing threaten staff with disciplinary action over social distancing on Workers' Memorial Day
"Vivid is flexing disciplinary powers when simple risk assessments and words of advice and support could be used," says GMB Union ...
G4S hospital workers 'cannot' self-isolate in Croydon - where infection rates highest in London
"The appalling practice of not paying full occupational sick pay to hospital workers must be exposed and ended for good", says GMB Union ...
GMB slams NSL parking for 'tricking' staff into dishing out almost 5,000 invalid tickets on Westminster
Parking company should be stripped of contract after back-dating risk assessments, leaving staff with no hand sanitiser and paying sick staff a pittance, says GMB Union ...
Latest HC One Weekly Bulletin
GMB have been in constant contact with HC One Senior Management and have the following updates for members....
Social Care crisis looms as 4 in 5 care workers expect colleagues to quit over low pay amid Coronavirus danger
99% of frontline care workers say they still haven’t been tested for Covid-19...
Updated FAQs for NHS staff
This resource is being constantly updated with the latest information...
GMB scores 'significant win' as ISS increases pay for cleaners at Lewisham Hospital following pay dispute
"These brave hospital cleaners endured threats and bullying throughout their dispute," says GMB Union ...
ISS hospital worker faces sack over face mask dispute
"It is simply staggering that a complaint about a lack of PPE can lead to a worker being disciplined," says GMB Union ...