We all know that the pension age for women born in the fifties has been raised. Did you know a campaign is being headed by a Michael Mansfield QC called "Back to the 60's movement" The movement is taking the DWP to the High Court on the 5th and 6th June to attempt to get the 3.9 million women justice over non consultation in raising the pensionable age to 66 and above. However there does not appear to be any media coverage regarding this significant outcome! That is why I am raising the awareness now. Let's hope and pray for justice rightly deserved X
On Tuesday we had the pleasure of a Rukmini, President of the Garment Labour Union and a delegation from the #GLU to share our experiences of trade unionism around the world, and look back at the history of the NUTGW before merging into GMB Union ✂️🧵👗👕 A big thank you to everyone from Cardiff University, WISRED and Cardiff Business School for helping put this together 🥰
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.