Posted: 3rd January 2019
Happy New Year to all our members.
We are preparing a Branch activists plan for 2019 will focus on organising new work places and training both workplace organisers and accompanying representatives. Last year’s plan involved increasing the number of trained people on the branch committee that could act as accompanying reps. We now have four…
Posted: 20th March 2018
At our January meeting, as a result of the session in November, we debated and passed the following motion.
FREE OUR UNIONS
We need abolition of the anti-trade union laws, which hamstring workers organising and taking action, and their replacement with strong legal workers’ rights.
We applaud the 2017 Labour Party conference’s unanimous call…
Posted: 17th March 2018
At our November meeting, Gemma Short from the Right to Strike campaign came and spoke to the Branch about the current state of the Law and the Unions’ and Labour’s responses.
She started by looking at the one way history of the reduction of Trade Union rights, starting from the 1909 Osborne Judgement which first…
Posted: 20th September 2017
At the Branch Annual Meeting, in June, we elected a new officer team. The Secretary is Steve Forrest, email@example.com, who had previously served as President. Steve can be reached by phone as on 07984 539122; the President is Dave Levy (firstname.lastname@example.org), who had previously served as Branch Political Officer.
Posted: 19th July 2016
Membership of the GMB, if for over 6 months, entitles you to vote in Labour’s Leadership contest. You can register for a vote at https://support.labour.org.uk/ This is explained at the GMB’s own site “Have your say”, http://www.gmb.org.uk/our-voice. This article has active hyperlinks.
Posted: 16th March 2016
At our January meeting we passed a motion for consideration at Congress on Privacy and mass surveillance. We agreed to invite speakers from Privacy International to speak at one of our meetings later in the year. It was felt that there was common issues relating to both government illegal surveillance and the illegal employer’s blacklisting.