Regional News

Below you’ll find all the latest posts direct from GMB Southern Region website.

GMB hold ISS Day of Action
GMB, the union for staff in the health service, is holding a day of action at five South London hospitals on Monday 19th December in protest at the way contractor ISS is treating outsourced hospital cleaning, portering and security staff employed by ISS at the five sites. GMB has been [...]
GMB, the union for staff working in the health service, has welcomed the confirmation from Carillion, that they will be quitting the Great Western Hospital in Swindon, and that the facilities management contract with the NHS trust has been sold to Serco. The troubled Carillion group has disposed of facilities contracts [...]
GMB WINS OVER 5% PAY RISE FOR MAINTENANCE MEMBERS OF CBRE AT THE ROYAL BERKSHIRE HOSPITAL We are pleased to have finally won this longstanding battle, says GMB Southern Maintenance workers at CBRE who keep the Royal Berkshire Hospital warm, safe and secure for all the patients and staff have [...]
GMB CALL FOR UNIONS TO BE ABLE TO HELP ENFORCE MINIMUM WAGE RATES AS 19 EMPLOYERS IN THE SOUTH EAST NAMED AND SHAMED FOR NOT PAYING MINIMUM WAGES Currently only workers themselves have the right to make complaints about non-compliance to HMRC and this can be difficult says GMB Southern [...]
GMB call for unions to be able to help enforce minimum wage rates as 11 employers in Dorset and Wiltshire named and shamed for not paying minimum wages. Currently only workers themselves have the right to make complaints about non-compliance to HMRC and this can be difficult says GMB Southern GMB is [...]
GMB Southern region call on Sadiq Khan to drop support for the Nine Elms/Pimlico Bridge costing £100M that no one wants. The bridge would save cyclists one minute and pedestrians seven minutes rather than using the nearby Vauxhall Bridge says GMB Southern region GMB Southern region has called on Sadiq Khan to [...]
GMB have received a pay offer from the National Employers for Local Government Services, who negotiate pay on behalf of 350 local authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. For more details see here: .wpfb-dlbtn div { width:250px; height:40px; margin:0; padding:0; background:transparent url('') no-repeat top center;} .wpfb-dlbtn div:hover { background-image: url(; } Local Government [...]
The Thames Lock Keepers branch has demonstrated what trade union solidarity is all about, says GMB GMB members in the Thames Lock Keepers branch have raised over a thousand pounds in a week for a colleague who is battling a form of bowel cancer. David Hemingway became the Lock Keeper at [...]
GMB, the trade union for school support staff has called upon Swindon Borough Council to urgently step in to resolve chaotic management at Grange Federation in Swindon. Grange Infant School and Grange Junior School are both Swindon Borough Council Schools, and have been made into a Federation of the two schools. [...]
GMB, the union for staff at the AA, commented on the sale by AA of its Home Emergency services business announced on 29th November 2017.see notes to editors for copy of the press release from the AA. Paul Grafton, GMB Regional Organiser, said “GMB members working for the AA are seriously [...]

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