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GMB Demands Rethink on City Congestion Zone
The proposal to implement a congestion charge around Cambridge has been met with heavy criticism from one of Britain’s largest trade unions....
Norse put forward shameful pay offer to waste and recycling workers based on figures pulled out of a hat
Norse Environmental Waste Services (NEWS) workers in Norfolk have been offered a three-year pay deal based on the employer’s hypothetical numbers for the rates of the National Living Wage for the next three years....
Addison Lee try to dodge a Tribunal bullet to avoid compensating drivers
Lawyers will be back in court on Thursday 10th November after multiple delays caused by Addison Lee’s attempts to kick the legal can down the road....
Taxi drivers in St Albans bearing soaring running costs win increase in fare tariff
At a meeting of St Albans City and District Council on 1st November, private hire drivers and members of GMB union won the case to increase the fare tariff after putting forward a case for an increase in the rates that can be charged for hail-and-ride journeys in taxis licensed in the district....
Senior Manager at DHL (ACCORD) Didcot accuses GMB of lying about number of members seeking union recognition
GMB London Region officials representing members met with DH Didcot’s senior manager calling for union recognition....
Tower Bridge, the Barbican, Hampstead Heath, the Old Bailey and other tourist attractions could be hit by strike action
83% of GMB members employed by the Corporation of London voted to reject a final and ‘non-negotiable’ pay offer of 3% and a one-off winter fuel payment of £1,000 says GMB London Region....
Black workers treated ‘less favourably’ for bonuses and promotions than white colleagues – new GMB London Region survey reveals
Last night at an event held in Westminster celebrating Black History Month, GMB London Region released new survey data....
Canning Town Library Plaque Long Overdue
Newham Council last night approved the mounting of a roundel plaque on the side of Canning Town Library to commemorate the birthplace of GMB, one of the UK's largest unions....
East of England Ambulance Service faces strike vote
The East of England Ambulance Service faces a strike vote as GMB Union launches a formal industrial action ballot....
London Ambulance Service faces strike vote
Ballot dates will be announced in the coming days...
Stansted airport’s private hire drivers consider ballot for industrial action
Kicked to the curb by takeover operator StreetCars, London’s Stansted airport drivers have found that fares and incomes have dropped since a change of contractor....
Evri deliver blow to single mum who dared to complain
Evri courier loses her job after challenging her manager about unpaid work...
Leader of Council receives 70% pay increase whilst Refuse and Steet Cleaning workers have received nothing.
Dispute in Ealing no nearer to being resolved as Greener Ealing Ltd and Ealing Council are no nearer to tabling a decent pay offer despite a meeting with GMB on 13th September where GMB again stressed the need for this to move forward....
Thurrock Council collapse must not impact on council workers’ jobs or services
We are extremely concerned by the reckless way Thurrock Council has been run under the Conservatives, says GMB London region...
Tower Bridge, Barbican, and Old Bailey workers demonstrate over ‘insulting’ real terms pay cut
Dozens of workers from Tower Bridge, the Barbican, the Old Bailey and other famous tourist attractions are set to demonstrate this evening against low pay....