Letters: Increasing the small claims limit to £2,000 would mean that workers suffering injuries that include a collapsed lung, a fractured wrist or elbow and loss of front teeth, are denied access to justice, write five trade union general secretaries
This afternoon our General Secretary Tim Roache visited #YouthFoods, a GMB Union initiative in partnership with Cardiff Council / Cyngor Caerdydd set up to help young people learn food preparation skills in the Councils canteen facilities. It’s open to staff and the public.
Please sign the petition www.change.org/p/save-appledore-shipyard SAVE APPLEDORE SHIPYARD RALLY SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER 2018 AT 10.30am JUBILEE SQUARE BIDEFORD ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND YOUR SUPPORT WOULD BE APPRECIATED
161 years ago today, in 1857 trade unionist Will Thorne, the founder of GMB, was born in Birmingham. Following a meeting at the Canning Town library in London in 1889 Thorne formed the National Union of Gasworkers and General Labourers — now known as the GMB — and helped organise the London Dock Strike the same year to demand an 8-hour day. Today we celebrate the achievements of Thorne and our union, and remind ourselves of the power unions to make change.
GMB is Britain's General Union - we have members from lots of different backgrounds and walks of life. We are a union for everyone. We are organised into nine regions across the UK and this is the website for the Wales & South West Region - we have offices and branches and offices throughout the a.
Boris Johnson and his supporters are now backing a hard Brexit plan that could lead to a bonfire of workers’ rights. This was most definitely not printed on the side of a bus and does not in anyway reflect the promises made during the referendum.