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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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Redundancy self-defence

Posted: 24th April 2020

Sadly we are seeing a number of redundancy programmes being announced; here’s some notes on self defence.

Large programmes (over 90 people) can be over and done in 45 days, smaller one’s in less time; if you are a member and need the Union’s help get in touch as soon as possible. We can help…

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