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Gary Smith, GMB general secretary, warned it would be a “huge mistake“ to put all the nation’s eggs in one energy basket.
Online giant Amazon is being asked to formally recognise a trade union at one of its sites which has been hit by strikes. The GMB says it would be the first time workers at the company would have formal union recognition for collective bargaining over pay and conditions. The move follows strikes by hundreds of GMB members [...]
Deliveroo riders have unionised with GMB Union, bringing together more than 90,000 self employed riders. Through a Voluntary Partnership Agreement, GMB will have rights to collective bargaining on pay and consultation rights on benefits and other issues, including riders’ health, safety and wellbeing. GMB Union and Deliveroo have signed an historic union recognition deal covering [...]
GMB Union has slammed Amber Rudd’s appointment to Centrica’s board, describing her as “the wrong person at the wrong time”.
Union GMB will now represent Uber drivers after striking a deal with the ride-hailing firm, it was announced this evening. The firm’s 70,000 drivers will now be able to choose to be represented by the union if they wish, in a first for the sector. The deal comes months after Uber said it would treat [...]
Job losses at Wilko could reportedly be announced as soon as Thursday, after an offer to buy the entire 400-strong estate failed to pass “basic checks”, members from the GMB Union have warned. The union representing thousands of Wilko staff has now said that redundancy talks, which were suspended earlier this week, could be restarted. [...]
Wilko has suspended all redundancies while its administrators PwC consider further bids, GMB Union has said. The union met administrators of PwC this morning to discuss multiple bids which have been made for the discount retailer. “Whilst this is a positive development, Wilko is not out of the woods by any means and this is [...]
Over 1,000 Amazon employees based in the company's Coventry warehouse are preparing for a fresh walkout on Black Friday.
Union GMB has accused Addison Lee of preventing workers from obtaining their compensation after lawyers for the private hire service challenged a Court of Appeal decision from April 2021 on workers’ status. According to the union, Addison Lee said workers’ status should be argued once again in an Employment Tribunal tomorrow. “This once prolific minicab [...]
Workers at packaging giant DS Smith voted in favour of strike action this afternoon, adding further pressure on the likes of Amazon in the run up to Christmas. The GMB union said that almost 1000 staff voted for action, adding that the move could have “serious implications” on household names like Amazon who rely on [...]
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