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Isle of Wight Festival under threat of bin strike
The island risks rubbish piling up as GMB union members prepare to go on strike over festival weekend...
Strike action looms at South London hospital
Our members are not going to back down until the employer have a proper sit down with us to discuss their demands, says GMB...
GMB bin strike: Union seek clarification on 'confusing' statement on Wealden Council website
The council’s website seems to be suggesting that negotiations are underway and that talks are being held, which is simply not the case, says union...
GMB union issue bin strike ballot notice on Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight bin strike ‘almost certain’ as council contractor Amey imposes below inflation pay rise, says union...
GMB Wiltshire traffic warden strike continues to second day
Civil enforcement officers across the county will be out on strike again on Tuesday 17 May after Wiltshire Council once again refuse talks with GMB union...
Workers at Queen Mary Hospital, Roehampton to protest against savage cutbacks
GMB members, working as domestics, porters and housekeepers for Sodexo at Queen Mary Hospital in Roehampton will demonstrate tomorrow (11 May) over cuts. ...
Isle of Wight faces bin strike as Amey refuse workers balloted for strike action
Refuse workers on the island are being offered the same rates as trainees receive on the mainland, says GMB Union...
GMB to Mitie management: Your bullying at St George's Hospital won't work
Strike ballot closes on Friday 13 - it’s looking like it’s going to be an unlucky day for Mitie, says GMB Union...
GMB warns of disruption to Hastings bin collections this week as Labour Council become embroiled in Wealden bin dispute
GMB, the union for Waste, Recycling, Street Operatives and Drivers, are calling upon Hastings & Rother Labour councillors to insist Biffa immediately cease using St Leonards depot to run strike breaking agency workers....
Bin strike in Wealden still on as talks halted
Talks between Biffa and the union were hoped to be poised to end next week’s action, but the company’s final offer falls short of the workers’ expectations, says GMB...
Wiltshire traffic wardens announce one-day strike
By cutting pay for these workers, Wiltshire Council are killing the goose that lays them the golden eggs, says GMB...
GMB members 'angry' over treatment of rep during St George's Hospital dispute
The victimisation of this key union rep will make hospital workers even more determined to strike, say union...
GMB bin strike in Wealden to go ahead from Bank Holiday Monday
The second offer has been rejected by GMB members, so the strike begins in earnest...
GMB members pause strike at Wealden District Council Waste Services to consider 11th hour Biffa pay offer
To be clear Biffa’s offer is well short of our members expectations, but we still felt it right to pause strike action whilst our members consider it says GMB Southern....
Wiltshire traffic wardens vote for strike action
Wiltshire Council is drinking at the last chance saloon and needs to act quickly if they want to prevent a strike, says GMB Union...
GMB stages further Dickens Country demo against term-time only deal for school workers
Council set to offer half of what other councils are offering and money is due to come from school budgets, says GMB Union...
GMB members to vote to end bin strike in Adur & Worthing
Some HGV drivers are set to receive a pay uplift of over 20%...
Wimbledon traffic wardens win protection for terms and conditions at 2022 tennis championships - 'set point' says GMB
Showpiece tournament was under threat of parking chaos before GMB members won protection and deferred the consultation...
Wave of GMB strike action to hit hospitals across South London if private sector bosses continue with cuts
Patients’ lives are hanging in the balance due to private sector cost cutting, says GMB Union...
Workers resident in Windsor & Maidenhead top average earnings league with those in Hastings at the bottom
Figures show the extent to which the areas of South East England are split between those with residents on higher earnings and the those with the lower paid and a cursory look at house prices and rents across the region reflect this precise split, says GMB Southern Region...