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GMB London call on Bakkavor Management to halt restructuring plans for the duration of the public health emergency
The company has to suspend to do the right thing as it reorganises production to comply with the social distancing rules says GMB London...
GMB call on Heathrow to reverse "kick in the teeth" reneging on paying London Living wage from April 2020
Workers are totally devastated and crushed by being hit with a sledgehammer with this unfair news says GMB London...
GMB London welcome Amey decisions on sick pay and reorganisation for social distancing rules in refuse services
GMB London, the union for refuse staff, welcome the decision by outsourced contractor Amey to pay full pay to workers off sick with Coronavirus, or those absent from work due to self isolating, in the current health emergency....
GMB call on Bakkavor to radically reorganise production at food plants for the safety of staff and public
GMB London call on Bakkavor Management to radically reorganise production methods and schedules to make London food plants compliant with social distancing rules for safe operation...
GMB London call on pre prepared foods supplier Bakkavör to improve sick pay for staff self isolating in health emergency
Unless sick pay is improved Bakkavör will force staff to work putting fellow workers and public at risk or going without enough money says GMB London...
COVID-19 Less Severe Than Influenza says Amey PLC
This was the shocking response the Private Contractor, who provides Waste Management services for the London Borough of Ealing, gave GMB London when asked to pay their workers full pay if they had to self Isolate or contracted COVID-19....
GMB London welcome new rates for National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage from April 2020 and call for Unions to be given role in enforcement for staff at rogue employers
GMB London, the union for general workers across the economy, welcomed the new rates for the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage from April 2020 and reiterated calls for unions to have a role in enforcement where members are employed by rogue employers....
XPO warehouses in Milton Keynes must comply with social distancing rules or close to protect workers and public
GMB, the union in the logistics sector, is calling on XPO Logistics to radically revise working arrangements in warehouses both in and around Milton Keynes, to comply with social distancing requirements to protect the health of members working in these warehouses as well as the general public.If it proves not to be possible at any workplaces then the company should operations there during the public health emergency....
Yodel must issue PPE for couriers and revise rates in light of social distancing requirements
GMB London call for Yodel Couriers to be risk assessed for PPE and social distancing and revise rates as elsewhere in Parcel Delivery Sector...
GMB London welcome the decision by Yodel to reverse sacking and cost cutting
GMB welcome decision by Yodel Senior Management to reverse sacking and cost cutting at Hatfield Depot...
GMB London accuse Yodel of using the Covid 19 crisis to sack staff to cut costs
GMB London accuse parcel delivery firm Yodel of using the COVID 19 crisis as excuse to lay off staff and cut costs at Hertfordshire Depot...
Local government employers must issue guidance to enable refuse staff to safely provide essential service
GMB London call on local government employers to spell out how refuse services staff can safely provide an essential service while meeting social distancing requirements...
Urgent action needed to stop huge scale "act of god" sackings at airports
GMB London call on UK Government to stop aviation employers and insurance sector from using "acts of god" clauses to evade responsibility to maintain jobs and incomes of their workforces facing wholesale immediate job losses...
Essex outsourced NHS patient transport service staff should get full sick pay
It is not acceptable for members being asked to put themselves at risk without being guaranteed their full pay should they fall ill doing their jobs says GMB London...
Your union is here for you
Coronavirus poses an exceptional threat to all of us and we would like to take the opportunity to reassure every GMB London Region member that we will not be taking a back seat during this unprecedented time...
GMB calls on government bailout for aviation industry to include contracted and retail staff
History has shown that the industry will not support contracted workers so government must insist that they guarantee pay for at least a minimum of contractual hour along with average hours for zero hours staff, says GMB London....
GMB calls on ambulance services to tackle shortage of essential equipment to protect crews
Protecting the staff and keeping them healthy and available for duty to protect the public has to be given the highest priority says GMB....
GMB calls on Healthrow Airport to protect jobs and incomes in coronavirus crisis
Workers at Heathrow are highly skilled and will be needed once the Airport is back on its feet so it is imperative that staff are protected says GMB....