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Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead facing bin strike
GMB union members will walk out from 31 August to leave the Queen and her neighbours’ bins unemptied...
Why is convicted driver still working at Wiltshire bin company, asks GMB union
The Hills Municipal Collections Ltd driver was convicted of assault by beating and careless driving but remains at work...
Further strikes announced by Wandsworth traffic wardens
Another four days of action planned by employees of NSL, Wandsworth Council’s parking contractor...
Surrey bin strike over as GMB members accept improved offer
Kerbside bin collections in Elmbridge and Surrey Heath are to recommence on Monday...
Security staff at Fawley Oil Refinery vote to unanimously accept a well-deserved 31% pay increase
Our members held strong and have today voted unanimously to accept Securitas pay offer which means the majority of the workforce will receive a well-deserved 31% pay rise, says GMB...
Surrey Heath and Elmbridge bin strikes back on after Amey offer nothing to end dispute
GMB members were prepared to move their position and seek compromise but Amey weren't, says GMB ...
GMB Surrey bin strike suspended for Monday to allow talks to progress
Members will return to work on Monday as talks progress, but will strike Tuesday if talks breakdown, GMB says...
GMB accepts invite from Acas to talks to try and end Surrey Heath and Elmbridge bin strikes
GMB, the union for refuse workers, have said today (Thursday) that they are prepared to take part in facilitated talks to try to settle the Surrey bin strikes following an invitation from ACAS, the government’s conciliatory body....
Bin strike in West Berkshire avoided as refuse workers secure 9.2 per cent pay increase
Our members twice turned down the two previous offers and therefore by sticking together they were able to secure a rise, says GMB...
GMB union at University of the Arts London takes parental leave policy from sector-worst to sector-leading
UAL’s joint trade unions have declared a victory in their long-term campaign to improve parental leave at the University...
Surrey bin strike escalates as Amey uses "bullying tactics" to try to stop walk out
Company’s direct offer to workers inducement aimed at bullying workforce out of lawful industrial action, says GMB Union ...
GMB slam Amey for misleading public in run up to Surrey bin strike
Amey need to publicly correct what they have previously gone on record to say, says GMB...
Wandsworth Council suspending parking bays makes them 'laughing stock' - GMB Union
Whilst we cannot advise any motorist to park in any of these bays, we would encourage anyone who receives a ticket to appeal the decision immediately, says GMB...
Surrey boroughs next in line for bin strike
Refuse collectors working for Amey set to take strike action in Elmbridge and Surrey Heath throughout August...
Weekend strike called off at South London's St George's Hospital
Action scheduled for Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday suspended so talks can take place, but next weekend’s action still due to go ahead...
Further strikes at St George's Hospital as talks fail
South London hospital cleaners won’t be working during record breaking heatwave...
Further bin strikes in Sussex as Arun District Council next in line for industrial action
GMB union members set to take action in the Arundel, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton area unless their employer Biffa increase their pay offer...
GMB union slams Wandsworth parking contractor for shunning talks
It’s bad enough that NSL are ignoring us, but to refuse to talk to ACAS really demonstrates how seriously they are taking this dispute, says GMB...
Wandsworth parking warden strike costing council £52,000 per day, GMB research shows
This dispute could be settled for a little more than that, so surely Wandsworth Council should be looking to end the strike, says GMB...
Strike action averted for school buses in Southwark
Bus drivers and attendants have voted to accept a pay deal worth up to 10%...