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GMB@TaysideContracts

Posted: 28th May 2021

Being a part of GMB Union works! 

You will recall last year GMB took the lead in submitting a collective grievance on behalf of members in Tayside Contracts who had been forced to take annual leave. This contradicted the agreement that we had reached with Tayside Contracts as well as the national agreement we reached with COSLA. 

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GMB@DCCSocialCareWorkers

Posted: 26th May 2021

FAO – Homecare, home helps and Community Alarm

Dear Member,  

After weeks of constant pressure from your union GMB, and the stories from those of you we spoke to as well as the GMB Union survey results from Homecare all detailing the tough and sometimes harrowing pressures you have been working under everywhere in social care within Dundee city council. GMB have forced managements hand in dealing with…

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GMB@PayJustice Claimant Update

Posted: 21st May 2021

THIS IS AN IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR GMB CLAIMANT MEMBERS OF THE DUNDEE PAY JUSTICE CAMPAIGN

Dear Member

For those of you who have submitted your equal pay claim, many of you are now starting to receive emails from the solicitors.

It is very exciting news that your claims…

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GMB@NHS Tayside

Posted: 18th May 2021

FAO: GMB NHS TAYSIDE MEMBERS Dear Member . As we begin to ramp up the pay campaign for our NHS GMB members, we need you to get involved. . NHS Tayside GMB members like you are stepping up to help with the campaign and get more involved with the Union. As a member led, campaigning…

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GMB@DCC Homecare – Survey Results

Posted: 11th May 2021

FAO: GMB Members in DCC Homecare Dear Member . Thank you to those of you who completed the survey for GMB Homecare Members in Dundee City Council. . It is clear that the service is short staffed, and we will continue to push the council on this. . We have been informed that you are…

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GMB@Tayside Contract Members in Schools

Posted: 7th May 2021

FAO: Tayside Contracts Members in Dundee and PKC Dear Member We understand that some managers informed you that we agreed to you all being at work the extra week of the school holidays. That is simply not true, and those managers have been told to retract those statements. We felt that we needed to let…

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GMB@Ruthvenfield

Posted: 4th May 2021

GMB Workplace Visit at Ruthvenfield Depot. GMB Scottish Secretary Gary Smith is visiting Ruthvenfield depot members tomorrow morning Wednesday 5th May from 7.00 am and would like to address as many of you as possible. Three meetings are planned and the time has been agreed with the employer so please come along. Non members are…

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GMB@PayJustice

Posted: 1st May 2021

Dear Member Here’s a video from Monday (26th April) night’s council meeting where our GMB Scotland Organiser Helen Meldrum put in no uncertain terms that we are not going away and that GMB continue to fight for you to be paid what you are worth. https://tinyurl.com/y4nz2d8f – You dont have to download this link to view, click…

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GMB@DCC

Posted: 27th April 2021

Dear Member

Some of you on the lowest pay may be receiving letters advising you of changes in pay and a change to your terms and conditions and we wanted to let you know that this is not to be confused with the GMB Union campaign for equal pay in the city.

We have been…

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GMB@Tayside Contracts

Posted: 21st April 2021

FAO GMB TC Members 

 

£500 Payment & Pay Justice 

GMB has raised the issue of the £500 bonus payment for those of you who worked throughout the pandemic. We know that some people who work in similar roles in councils are in line to receive this. 

TC has confirmed that *some* members within facilities who work in social care settings may be…

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