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GMB@LACD

Posted: 2nd July 2020

Dear Member, It’s been a while since our last communication we hope everyone is safe and well at this time. GMB Scotland has been made aware that some staff members may have been underpaid this month.  You should contact the Employment Support Section in the first instance to ensure that you have not been subjected…

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GMB School Members

Posted: 23rd June 2020

GMB Schools Members

 

If you haven’t already, please take 1 minute to sign this open letter to Nicola Sturgeon to demand that your workplaces are safe for you, the children and their families here: http://tiny.cc/8h6pqz  

 

Demand to be valued. Demand the correct PPE.

 

Sign this today and send it to all your colleagues…

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DCC Sheltered Housing Wardens

Posted: 22nd June 2020

FAO: DCC Sheltered Housing Wardens 

Dear Member,

Please see response from Dundee City Council regarding concerns raised about conducting surveys with residents.  We would like to ask if any of you have been trained on using the Survey Monkey software that will be used to conduct these surveys?  If you have not, then you should request access to training…

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GMB@TC School Cleaners

Posted: 19th June 2020

Dear member, Tayside Contracts will be writing to cleaners to request that they want cleaners back on a different week, due to the councils requesting the deep clean be done earlier. GMB have negotiated the 3 x your rate for these dates and we welcome TC taking this on board recognising the impact that this…

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GMB@TC Construction

Posted: 18th June 2020

Dear Member, Some of you have advised that construction have been told that they can share a van if wearing a face mask. This is incorrect and we have had this confirmed today my TC management. You should NOT be sharing vans if this breaches the 2 metre rule. If you have any concerns regarding this…

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All Members

Posted: 17th June 2020

GMB Scotland Risk Registers

GMB Scotland has set up Risk Registers so that members, workplace representatives
and officers can record where things have gone wrong with employers’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Full details CLICK HERE

Join GMB Scotland online

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Bentleys Members

Posted: 16th June 2020

Dear Member GMB has been made aware that work has resumed. Please remember that a 2 metre distance should be maintained wherever possible or appropriate PPE should be provided. An up to date Covid-19 risk assessment should be in place and you should be able to access that easily. Please ask to see this and…

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Environment Members

Posted: 11th June 2020

Dear member, We are aware that you have all been told that you have to work in the rain or have been threatened with disciplinary action. Gardeners don’t work in the rain and this has ALWAYS been the case. They don’t have the right PPE and it is not part of any agreement. This means…

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GMB@Environment – Gardeners

Posted: 10th June 2020

Dear member, We are aware that you have all been told that you have to work in the rain or have been threatened with disciplinary action. Gardeners don’t work in the rain and this has ALWAYS been the case. They don’t have the right PPE and it is not part of any agreement. This means…

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GMB@Member

Posted: 3rd June 2020

Dear member, Now that some work is resuming, you may be asked to return to work and we wanted to let you know: You should be called and given an opportunity to discuss this with your manager. If for example you have caring responsibilities which may affect your return to work then please discuss this…

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