Regional News

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

GMB and NEU are holding a public meeting on 30th January 2018 in New Cross to step up the campaign for Childeric Primary School to think again about the proposed move to academy status. The meeting will be held at: New Cross Learning Centre 283-285 New Cross Rd, London SE14 6AS The unions, which represent the [...]
GMB have commented on the decision by Croydon Borough Council to bring the borough’s libraries back into the council’s control following the collapse of Carillion. Mick Simpkin, GMB Officer for Croydon Borough Council said: “Croydon Borough Council have been making arrangements and preparing for the news today, that despite huge amounts [...]
GMB seek clarification from the South West Ambulance Service that the cultural review of the trust will include organisational bullying and harassment and management failings. GMB members would love to see a cultural review which enables them to finally feel that their employer respects, values, cares about and rewards everything they [...]
GMB slam new promotion of Wendy Carberry the NHS officer responsible for the Sussex patient transport outsourcing fiasco. This is extremely worrying considering the scale and cost to date of errors by High Weald and Lewes Haven CCG, says GMB Southern GMB, the union for healthcare staff in Sussex, have commented on [...]
GMB call on intervention of NHS Trust to avoid strike action at Great Western Hospital following collapse of Carillion. The collapse of Carillion makes strike action at Swindon’s GWH hospital almost inevitable says GMB Southern GMB, the trade union for housekeepers, porters and catering staff employed by Carillion at the Great [...]
GMB call on living wage foundation to expel nationwide building society’s Stephen Uden from advisory board over links with Carillon . Nationwide don’t want to get their own hands dirty, but are happy for Carillion to do so on their behalf, says GMB Southern GMB, the trade union for cleaners and [...]
GMB have welcomed the intervention of Peter Kyle MP for Hove, in gaining the support of Shadow Secretary of State for Health Jon Ashworth, who has called for an inquiry into Coperforma’s failures to provide patient transport services in Sussex and the money they received following the termination of their [...]
GMB, the union for AA patrol staff, commented on the announcement of 100 further jobs to go at the AA as well as the closure of national training centre in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. Paul Grafton, GMB Regional Officer, said: “Every single manager in the AA including those from Roadside and the [...]
GMB, the union for health and care workers, is calling for a parliamentary inquiry and the return of money paid out to Coperforma for their failings to deliver patient transport services in Sussex, in response to a recent report in the local Brighton newspaper The Argus. [See notes to editors [...]
A new study by GMB of official data shows that in the 10 councils that make up the Dorset and Wiltshire area full-time workers mean gross annual pay in 2017 was just 89.1% of what it was in 2007. In 2007 the mean gross annual pay of full-time workers was [...]

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