Regional News

Below you’ll find all the latest posts direct from GMB Southern Region website.

Earlier
GMB, the trade union for school support staff, call on Church authorities and Wiltshire Council to examine how Christ the King Roman Catholic Primary School in Amesbury is managed in view of the extraordinary high staff turnover since the current headteacher, Jerome McCormack, came into post in September 2012. The school [...]
GMB, the union for school support staff, call for the salary of the CEO of Gipsy Hill Federation schools to be cut at a time when lower paid school staff have been made redundant. The CEO, Craig Tunstall has been given a £36,589 pay rise, an 11.1% increase on 2015/16 [...]
GMB, the union for school support staff, call for an urgent need to end the uncertainty around the running of St Luke’s school in Swindon. The special school, which caters for children with a range of additional support needs, was closed for two days on 21st and 22nd September on health [...]
GMB members at Charlton Park Academy School in Greenwich took strike action today, Tuesday 17th October, over new imposed sick pay arrangements which leave members on much worse terms and conditions than any other Greenwich school. The contracts apply to those who have joined the school after it became an Academy. [...]
GMB members at Charlton Park Academy School in Greenwich will be following up on two days of strike action in July with a further day on Tuesday 17th October over new imposed sick pay arrangements which leave members on much worse terms and conditions than any other Greenwich school. The contracts [...]
GMB, the union for school support staff, refute the claims made by the headteacher of Purbrook Park School, Paul Foxley, that the current redundancy process will have no impact on the school. GMB also refute that Mr Foxley had no knowledge of pupils removing the GMB flags and placards from [...]
GMB, the union for care workers, has been advised that Orchard Care has taken the decision to walk away from their responsibilities to the residents that they are contracted to care for. Orchard Care has given just 4 weeks’ notice of the closure of its homes to the residents, the residents [...]
GMB will be holding a demonstration on Thursday 12th October to lobby for extra funding for a pay increase for Medway Norse employees, the facilities management company owned by Norfolk County Council. Norfolk County Council blame the introduction of the National Living Wage and the lack of funding from Medway Council [...]
The TUC are organising a rally and lobby of Parliament on Tuesday 17th October and GMB Southern will be in attendance. We will be organising a delegation to meet in Parliament Square, Westminster from 6:30pm, after which there will be speakers from 7pm before an 8pm finish. Please come along and [...]
GMB are supporting a tour by the Townsend Production company of their new play “We are the Lions Mr Manager”. The play tells the story of Jayaben Desai and her fellow union members fight for freedom, equality and human dignity forty years ago. The play had has excellent reviews with the Times [...]

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