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XPO warehouses in Milton Keynes must comply with social distancing rules or close to protect workers and public
GMB, the union in the logistics sector, is calling on XPO Logistics to radically revise working arrangements in warehouses both in and around Milton Keynes, to comply with social distancing requirements to protect the health of members working in these warehouses as well as the general public.If it proves not to be possible at any workplaces then the company should operations there during the public health emergency....
Yodel must issue PPE for couriers and revise rates in light of social distancing requirements
GMB London call for Yodel Couriers to be risk assessed for PPE and social distancing and revise rates as elsewhere in Parcel Delivery Sector...
GMB London welcome the decision by Yodel to reverse sacking and cost cutting
GMB welcome decision by Yodel Senior Management to reverse sacking and cost cutting at Hatfield Depot...
GMB London accuse Yodel of using the Covid 19 crisis to sack staff to cut costs
GMB London accuse parcel delivery firm Yodel of using the COVID 19 crisis as excuse to lay off staff and cut costs at Hertfordshire Depot...
Local government employers must issue guidance to enable refuse staff to safely provide essential service
GMB London call on local government employers to spell out how refuse services staff can safely provide an essential service while meeting social distancing requirements...
Urgent action needed to stop huge scale "act of god" sackings at airports
GMB London call on UK Government to stop aviation employers and insurance sector from using "acts of god" clauses to evade responsibility to maintain jobs and incomes of their workforces facing wholesale immediate job losses...
Essex outsourced NHS patient transport service staff should get full sick pay
It is not acceptable for members being asked to put themselves at risk without being guaranteed their full pay should they fall ill doing their jobs says GMB London...
Your union is here for you
Coronavirus poses an exceptional threat to all of us and we would like to take the opportunity to reassure every GMB London Region member that we will not be taking a back seat during this unprecedented time...
GMB calls on government bailout for aviation industry to include contracted and retail staff
History has shown that the industry will not support contracted workers so government must insist that they guarantee pay for at least a minimum of contractual hour along with average hours for zero hours staff, says GMB London....
GMB calls on ambulance services to tackle shortage of essential equipment to protect crews
Protecting the staff and keeping them healthy and available for duty to protect the public has to be given the highest priority says GMB....
GMB calls on Healthrow Airport to protect jobs and incomes in coronavirus crisis
Workers at Heathrow are highly skilled and will be needed once the Airport is back on its feet so it is imperative that staff are protected says GMB....
GMB calls for requisition of private hospital beds in fight against coronavirus
The electorate will expect the government to be able to mobilise all health capacity - be it public or private - to deal with what the Prime Minister has described as "the worst public health crisis for a generation" said GMB London...
GMB increases pressure on Homerton Trust to show leadership and take back control of our NHS
The only way keep Hackney Healthy is to bring ISS staff at Homerton back in house....
GMB win as Sodexo pledge full pay for all health workers from day one
GMB, the union for hospital workers, have secured another win in the campaign to protect members’ from having to rely on statutory sick pay in cases of suspected Coronavirus infection....
Breaking: ISS roll out full pay after intense campaign at Homerton Hospital
GMB, the union for hospital workers, have secured a commitment from ISS to ensure no one self-isolating who works for them will have to rely on their statutory sick pay....
GMB calls on Heathrow to make airlines and indirect contractors pay London Living Wage
Airlines and third-party contractors are refusing to follow Heathrow commitment to pay its workers London Living Wage of £10.75 at the Airport says GMB London...
GMB London calls for law change to allow Heathrow expansion
Turning the clock back to when air travel was a luxury out of the reach of ordinary people and restricting connectivity is a very backward step for humanity, says GMB London....
GMB secures Real Living Wage for MK’s street cleaners
GMB, the union for public service workers, have won their fight for street cleaners to be paid the Real Living Wage, thanks to an agreement secured by GMB with Serco, and which will be backed and financed by Milton Keynes Council....