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Money for schools being spent on high cost agencies
GMB, the union for school support staff, exposes shocking cost and use of agency staff in schools....
GMB upstairs downstairs London pay league
Kensington and Chelsea on Average annual salary of £110,307 tops Upstairs/Downstairs London pay league with Barking And Dagenham on £33,075 at the bottom...
Give GMB role in enforcing National Minimum Wage
GMB call for Trades Unions to be able to report cases of underpayment of National Minimum Wage to HMRC to help workers enforce the law...
GMB London Region welcomes 51p per hour increase in National Living Wage from 1st April 2020
GMB London Region supports the policy to increase the pay of the lowest paid instead of those with families relying on taxpayers funded tax credits subsidies to enable them to make ends meet...
ISS staff and Mayor of Hackney blocked from delivering Christmas card at Homerton Hospital
No room at the inn as Mayor, Vicar and cleaners blocked from delivering Christmas card asking for sick pay to Homerton Hospital...
Strike action to go ahead at Southend Airport over Christmas period
Strike action at Southend Airport over Christmas to go ahead as talks between Stobart Aviation Services and GMB break down...
GMB call for London hospital cleaning staff to be brought back in-house
NHS staff and communities outraged as London hospital cleaners denied sick pay...
Members vote for strike action at Southend Airport
Travel chaos at Southend Airport as GMB members vote to take strike action over Christmas...
Unions warn of a 'decade of misery' looming for Luton Hospital staff and patients
Unions call for domestic, catering and houskeeping services at Luton & Dunstable Hospital to be brought back in-house...
Yodel staff told to wait until New Year to receive December wages
GMB say Yodel are putting 'pounds before people' after full-time staff told they won't receive December pay until New Year...
GMB slam lack of social care policies in Tory manifesto
GMB slam Conservative Party manifesto for lack of social care policies...
TfL announce decision to ban Uber from operating in London
GMB call on Uber to face up to responsibilities after London ban...
GMB ballot members at Southend Airport on strike action
GMB ballot members in Stobart Aviation and Stobart Aviation Services at London Southend Airport in dispute over company's refusal to recognise union...
GMB call for unoccupied homes to house people on waiting lists
GMB call for local authorities to be given powers to use vacant dwellings left empty for prolonged periods to house people on housing waiting lists...
GMB call for social care providers, councils and the government to pay the real living wage
GMB call for social care providers, councils and the Government to sign up to the £10.75 per hour real Living Wage voluntary scheme...
Landmarks pay the London Living Wage
GMB Union call on London’s Landmarks to pay the London Living Wage of £10.75 per hour...
GMB welcome increase in London and UK Living Wage
GMB welcome increase of London Living Wage to £10.75 per hour and UK Living Wage to £9.30 per hour and call on employers to start paying it...
ISS staff at Heathrow to receive London Living Wage
GMB welcome news that ISS staff at Heathrow Airport are to receive the London Living Wage by May 2020...
Medirest staff vote for strike action at Northwick Park Hospital
Medirest workers vote for strike action at Northwick Park Hospital over poor wages...