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ULEZ extension - Heathrow may once again face major ground staff shortages
GMB London backs call for Mayor to provide solution to the impact the ULEZ extension will have on Heathrow Airport workers who cannot afford this stealth tax....
The FA and UEFA must now follow the Football Association of Wales with equality pay deal
With the announcement made by the Football Association of Wales, GMB renews its call on the FA and UEFA to award women’s and men’s football equal prize money for winning and participating in competitions....
Being a transport Charity is not an excuse to take employees for a ride
GMB celebrate the judgement that Fenland Association for Community Transport Ltd (FACT) acted illegally when they chose to change how GMB member Richard Harris was paid and then sacked him when he challenged this illegal behaviour....
The City of London Corporation’s GMB members to be balloted for Industrial Action
Workers reliant on handouts employed at some of the capital’s attractions want proper consolidated pay award from wealthy employer...
Another falsehood from StreetCars Stansted sees drivers lose out over the festive period
GMB slams StreetCars Stansted for greedy commission that left drivers out of pocket and for forcing a fare hike that left drivers sitting idle over New Year....
Unprecedented outcome for GMB member who challenged TFL’s revocation of PHV license
Following a police notification to TFL, a GMB member operating in the Capital immediately had their license revoked. Feeling the action to be unjust, our GMB member contacted GMB for assistance with an appeal to have their licence returned....
Ready meals production workers to hold a demo against proposed site closure
Ready meals production workers at Noon Products will gather outside its Southall site tomorrow (8th December) to demonstrate against the closure of the site and the loss of 201 jobs....
Move to arbitration as workers producing some of the nation’s favourite ready meals reject unsavoury pay offer
Pilgrim Food Masters at Spurway and GMB Union have moved to arbitration after GMB members rejected the employer's paltry pay offer....
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....