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GMB Slams Walsall Academy For Cutting 13 Vital Classroom Roles Instead of Curbing Fat Cat Pay
We know it is getting increasingly harder for schools to provide a decent education for our children, but the answer is not to take away vital support from the most vulnerable pupils says GMB....
GMB Update on Sainsbury’s and Asda Merger Talks
A story has been reported in the press of a ASDA, Sainsbury's merger the Regional Secretary has issued the following statement....
Preparing for our Future UK Trade Policy
GMB is committed to ensuring that our members are protected from any negative impact regarding the decision to take the UK out of the European Union. The future direction of UK trade policy is crucial in deciding the security and development of our members jobs, the companies they work in, and the overall strength of our economy and our members’ livelihoods in years to come....
GMB Caparo members awarded up to £250,000 pay out in massive victory
Nothing can make up for the two years spent in limbo, or the disgraceful way they were sacked. GMB members ‘disgracefully’ sacked when Steel company Caparo went bust have been awarded a payout worth up to £250,000....
Our Mary - Celebrating The Life of Mary Turner
GMB National President Mary Turner passes away....
Liberty client John Walker Wins his five-year legal battle to secure equal pension benefits for his husband.
This is a landmark case that could change the lives of thousands of couples across the UK....
GMB Backs Campaign to Save Only CHildren's Centre In One Of UK's Poorest Wards
Lakeside children’s centre is yet another of hundreds closed in the face of people who need them most....
New GMB research shows more than 200,000 children in West Midlands hit by public sector pay cap
Region’s children some of the worst hit by ‘cruel’ Government pay pinch...
GMB anger as secret plans to close 26 Birmingham Children`s Centres emerge
Consultation begins today on scheme to shut almost half city’s council-funded facilities...
GMB shock figures show West Midlands haemorrhaging almost 100,000 manufacturing jobs in past decade
The West Midlands has haemorrhaged almost 100,000 manufacturing jobs in the past decade, a new study by GMB has shown...