GMB Young Members Network are calling on the government to include under 25s in the National Living Wage (NLW). Can you help them by sending your MP an email/tweet and ask them to attend the #LivingWageBill on 6th July and vote to extend the NLW to all? Find out who your MP is at TheyWorkForYou.com Let's get young workers the pay they deserve!
🎙️🎧 "Lots of people have lots of ground to make up on pay . we've been able to negotiate some good arrangements but we know it's still very tough for people" Policy and Research Officer Neil Foster spoke to The Today Programme this AM about low pay + trade unions as part of the solution. Listen back to the discussion from the 16 minute mark >>
#Amazon is ‘treating its workers like robots’. Members working at #Amazon describe conditions as ‘slave labour’ and drivers are forced to deliver 200 parcels a day - too scared to take time for toilet breaks. Is it too much for them to ask to be treated with respect? If you're suffering from any issues at work at Amazon, join us know. We can help >> www.gmb.org.uk/join We were out today in Manchester, putting pressure on Amazon as they held their first #Amazonmaketplace#amazonseller event at Old Trafford
"Our exclusive polling with Survation found that 74 per cent of people already want the new ships built in the UK. We won’t stop fighting for these jobs, our members and this industry until the next generation of workers in our shipyards can say they have a proud future to look forward to, as well as a proud past." Tim Roache
🚢⚓️ Great news that The Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is supporting UK shipbuilding and manufacturing jobs by backing our call for UK ships to be built in UK shipyards A boost for these shipyard apprentices 👇👇 #MakingIt
Today is local election day. It's our chance to send a strong message to Theresa May and the Tories: we've had enough of the NHS crisis, enough of savage cuts to public services and enough of this government's neglect of our communities. Please get out and vote Labour.
🚚🗞 “GMB’s courier members do a tough job – working long hours with unrealistic targets. They make a fortune for companies like Hermes, the least they should be able to expect in return is the minimum wage and their hard-fought rights at work. “Guaranteed hours, holiday pay, sick pay, pension contributions are not privileges companies can dish out when they fancy. They are the legal right of all UK workers and that’s what we’re asking the courts to rule on.” Tim Roache