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GMB Members Fight To “Make Work Better” At Burton’s Biscuits
GMB Members Fight To “Make Work Better” At Burton’s Biscuits As Strike Action Starts Tomorrow Over “Derisory” Pay Offer...
Strikes To Start As Burton’s “Takes The Biscuit Again” Over “Derisory” Workers’ Pay Offer
Production of some of Britain’s favourite biscuits will be halted over the next month as workers at Burton’s Biscuits Co in Edinburgh launch strike action over a “derisory” pay offer...
Programme For Government Reaction: Care Review “Welcome” But “Scepticism” On Green Jobs Promises
GMB Scotland Secretary Gary Smith responding to the First Minister’s “Programme for Government” announcement...
Union Responds to Scottish Government Statement on Ferguson Marine
GMB Scotland has accused the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Fair Work, Fiona Hyslop MSP, of “turning her back” on Ferguson Marine workers after she confirmed this afternoon that there will be no designated workforce representative on the board of the Port Glasgow shipbuilder....
Strike threat looms as contractor pay row intensifies at North Ayrshire pharmaceutical giant
Maintenance contractors at the North Ayrshire pharmaceutical manufacturing giant DSM will move to a full industrial action ballot over a long-running pay dispute, sparking the threat of strike action later next month......
GMB Calls For £15 An Hour Social Care Minimum Wage
GMB Calls For £15 An Hour Social Care Minimum Wage As New Report Reveals “Chronic Exploitation” Of Frontline Staff...
GMB Scotland Media Calling Notice
Glasgow City Council Frontline Staff Demonstrate Again In Fight For Covid-19 Payment...
GMB Warns Trump’s “Jobs Killer” Tariffs Threaten Whisky Jobs And Economic Recovery
GMB Scotland has today (Monday 27 July) warned the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) that Donald Trump’s tariff war on whisky will be a “jobs killer” on both sides of the Atlantic and urged the UK Government to “get in the game” and defend the industry....
Media Calling Notice: GMB Scotland Local Government Key Worker Pay Demonstration 
Glasgow frontline staff urge Scottish Government and Councils: “Pay up for key workers”...
GMB Scotland Media Statement - Social Care Staff Support Fund
Responding to the Scottish Government’s announcement yesterday evening (Wednesday 24 June) of a social care staff support fund, which should ensure care workers receive full pay if they fall sick with Covid-19 until the end of September...