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GMB@HOMECARE

Posted: 26th September 2018

Today, DCC have provided us with new proposals for changes to the homecare shifts in the city.  We will allow you, the members to make up your own minds about these proposals, however we would never recommend any deal which would result in future loss of earnings, or any way of working which may cause…

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GMB@Dundee 1 Branch Meeting & AGM

Posted: 31st July 2018

GMB Dundee 1 branch members are invited to attend the Dundee 1 Branch and AGM Meeting being held on Thursday 16th August at 7pm in the GMB Dundee Office.

If you have anything you would like added to the Branch meeting agenda, please get in touch with Jim Cunningham.

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GMB@Dundee Taxis

Posted: 18th July 2018

Following yesterday’s meeting with GMB and Dundee City council.

GMB would like to advise our Taxi Drivers to accept wheelchair passengers unless there is a reasonable excuse not to do so, such as:
Health and safety issue – this would include when the cargo net cannot be used due to positioning of a wheelchair…

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Dundee Trades Holiday July 2018

Posted: 17th July 2018

Please note the Dundee office will be closed on the following dates for the Dundee trades holiday.

Friday 20th July 2018
Monday 23rd July 2018

The office will reopen on Tuesday 24th July 2018

If you have an urgent matter at work and need some assistance while the office is closed please contact the…

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GMB@ Tayside Contracts

Posted: 20th June 2018

To avoid any doubt or confusion the end of term arrangements below have been agreed with the Managing Director Iain Waddell.

• On Friday 29 June school catering & cleaning employees may commence their shifts early in order to finish early – however if employees have child care issues or other employment they can as…

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GMB@BEECHGROVE

Posted: 18th April 2018

Dear member,

As you are all aware, we ran a recent ballot on the decision to close Beechgrove. This has overwhelmingly resulted in you, our members, voting to fight for your jobs and to keep Beechgrove open.

We will write to Perth and Kinross Council this afternoon to advise them the outcome of…

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GMB@Homecare

Posted: 6th April 2018

Dear Homecare Member

Over the next few weeks we will be coming out to meet with our members. The dates and times of these are below. We will be carrying out our own survey to ensure that we can continue to defend your interests. We want to be able to support any member who cannot…

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GMB@Homecare

Posted: 26th March 2018

GMB Scotland in Dundee City Council – Stop the Homecare Cuts!

Last month we won a stay of execution for home care staff threatened by the Dundee City Council’s ‘Homecare Review’ plan – a shameful attempt to force staff to choose between a mix of 30 hour split-shift contracts, 25 hour split-shift contracts and…

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GMB@Ninewells

Posted: 26th March 2018

We were shocked to learn that management have advised they intend to privatise kitchens in some hospitals – please note that GMB has NOT been consulted, and we would never agree to any privatisation or job cuts.

It’s never been a more important time to become more involved in your union, and we are…

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