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Artificial intelligence could threaten 300 million jobs worldwide, GMB Congress hears
AI is a scary world when you hear that 300 million of us could be phased out of work within a couple of years across the globe....
£20 million Fujitsu contract with environment agency ‘kick in the teeth for post-masters’, GMB Congress hears
Delegates called for an end to squandering tax-payers’ money on Government contracts with disgraced tech giant....
Low-level letter boxes - a primary cause of sickness in the delivery sector, GMB's Annual Congress in Bournemouth hears
Congress calls for changes to building regulations on low-level letter boxes to improve health and safety for workers in the courier and delivery services...
OFWAT has failed - we need a new regulator, GMB Congress agrees
Water boss bonuses must reflect performance, GMB’s Annual Congress in Bournemouth hears ...
GMB London’s RCN Branch awarded Congress 2024 Award
GMB London Region’s RCN’s Branch awarded Congress Health and Safety Branch Workplace of the Year 2024...
Engineering workers win new pay deal after 5 days of strike action
Members of GMB at Crane Building Services and Utilities have accepted a 7 per cent pay deal following five days of strike action....
Transport union’s staff begin 15 days of industrial action
Staff working at TSSA begin strike action over ‘culture’ dispute with the Union’s management....
GMB Union welcomes recognition with Trans Rights charity
GMB has signed a Recognition Agreement with Gendered Intelligence, one of Britain’s leading Trans Support charities....
New plans approved to improve the Commemorative Site of union founder Will Thorne
Plans have been approved (14th May 2024) to protect and enhance a historic site linked to Will Thorne, one of East London’s most important social reformers....
Workers at engineering company crane announce two weeks of strike action
GMB Members at Crane Building Services and Utilities in Hitchin announce strike dates following overwhelming vote for strike action in a dispute over pay....
GMB win worker status for HM Coastguard rescue workers in 298 rescue stations around the UK after three three-year legal battle
This judgement brings a level of responsibility to HM Coast Guard to treat rescue workers with a respect and dignity they haven’t been shown before says GMB coastguard rescue worker....
Industrial action to hit specialist utilities pipework company
GMB Members at Crane Building Services and Utilities have voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking industrial action in a dispute with their employer over pay....
Staff at TSSA rail union to strike on Tuesday 30 April
TSSA trade union staff are taking a day of strike action on Tuesday 30 April, after management failed to enter constructive talks at ACAS...
Specialist engineering factory faces disruption to production if workers vote for strike action
GMB launched a ballot for industrial action yesterday at Crane Building Services and Utilities based in Hitchin....
Strike dates announced at TSSA Union
New revelations of financial mismanagement also emerge, GMB Union says...
TSSA union staff vote for strike action
Staff working for the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association have voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking industrial action in a dispute with their trade union employer....
Basildon Care Home Permacare signs new recognition agreement with GMB
GMB, the union for care workers sealed the agreement with Permacare Ltd on Tuesday 19th March following the TUPE of staff after the business transferred ownership....
Mind the ethnicity pay gap
A London council became the first to call for better reporting of the ethnicity pay gap....
Morrisons, Aldi and Waitrose ready-meal makers slash hundreds of jobs
GMB will fight tooth and nail for workers to be paid every penny they are due...