David Gauke: Bring probation back into public ownership! Our probation service was broken up and privatised by Chris Grayling in 2015. Now it is collapsing, and we need to act fast. Sign here to call on Justice Minister David Gauke to bring the probation service into public ownership as soon as poss.
NOTICE OF MEETING General Meeting of the Vale of Glamorgan GMB Branch Thursday 14th March at 17:30 Committee Room 2 of the Civic Offices. This meeting will be to appoint the Branch Committee comprised of president, secretary, equality officer, youth officer, race officer and two auditors. Nominations for these roles can be sent to Tim Greaves (Acting Branch Secretary), Vale of Glamorgan GMB, c/o Civic Offices, Holton Road, Barry. CF63 4RU – or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any nomination must have the approval of the nominated person. In the event of more than one nomination being received for a role, the matter will be decided by a show of hands on the night. However, if enough nominations have been received prior to the meeting, further nominations will not be accepted on the night. Nominations for a role will only be considered on the night if no prior nominations have been received. Any remaining vacancies following the meeting will be left to the Branch Committee to appoint. GMB is always looking to get more members involved as reps/organisers. If you are interested in the role and want to ensure that union members continue to earn more, to campaign for better jobs, better rights, safer workplaces and better workplace policies, then please contact Tim as above.
On this #PostalWorkersDay we want to share a massive thanks with all the incredible postal workers at their busiest time of the year 📮📦💌 Come rain or shine our posties hit the streets to deliver - thanks to all ☀️🌤️🌦️🌧️
Today we pay tribute to an inspirational comrade and true friend, Harry Leslie Smith. Harry really was the best of us. The world will be a poorer place for his passing. Our thoughts are with John, his family and all who were fortunate enough to know Harry.
Amazon workers worldwide are taking action this #BlackFriday to say: “We are not robots! It’s time to respect workers’ rights.” Listen up Amazon: your workers are not robots. They deserve dignity and respect. Show your solidarity and help get the message out by sharing this post. #AmazonWeAreNotRobots
Today we remember and honour all those who have lost their lives to transphobic discrimination and violence. GMB will continue to challenge transphobia in all its forms and remain resolute in our call that trans rights are human rights. #TransDayOfRemembrance