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Posted: 2nd December 2020

Times are tough right now. Covid has hit working people hard. Unemployment is rising fast. Work is hard to come by. Far too many people are struggling to make ends meet.

We know many of you may be worried about what the future holds. That’s why we wanted to reach out: to let you know…

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Make Amazon Pay

Posted: 27th November 2020

We all love a bargain and in lockdown I am sure many of us will be internet shopping tomorrow, trying to find Black Friday Christmas presents.

But for many, especially Amazon workers, this comes at a cost. So tomorrow the GMB will be highlighting the conditions that Amazon workers face every day of the week…

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May Meeting – Cancelled

Posted: 4th May 2020

The branch meeting planned for the 19th May has been cancelled for the obvious reasons.  We are organising a Zoom video conference instead and will be addressed by Warren Kenny, our Regional Secretary. For those of for whom we have emails, we will send you the conference hyperlink address, others can contact us to request…

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Power in a Union

Posted: 4th May 2020

On recognition agreements

A Union is more powerful if the majority or a large majority of the work force are in membership and that the employer knows this. The law is such that if a majority of a workforce votes in favour, an employer must grant a recognition agreement. A recognition agreement means that the…

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