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GMB Grove Academy Members

Dear Grove Academy Members

As your union, we have been notified that there has been a confirmed or suspected case of Covid-19 in your workplace. We understand that many of you may be feeling anxious regarding the latest Covid-19 outbreak in your school and GMB will not compromise on your health and safety and would appreciate if you would take the time to complete our COVID-19 survey. This survey was sent out to members today Tuesday 06.10.2020, if you have not received a text or email please get in touch with our office to update your details: Tel: 07946675969 Email:

By completing this survey you are getting involved as a GMB member and by telling us your experiences, it supports our arguments with the employer. You are the Union.

We have had assurances that the correct protocols are being followed in conjunction with the health protection team and the school.

Your health and safety at work is of the utmost importance to us. Please contact if you have any worries, queries, or want to share your experiences with us.

If you know anyone who isn’t in the GMB, encourage them to join you here:


Helen Meldrum
GMB Scotland Organiser


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You can click here to join GMB Scotland onlineand leave the rest to GMB.

From 1 Oct 2020 

Full time – Grade 1 = £14.57 per month

Part time – Grade 2 = £8.40 per month, GMB members working part-time for 20 hours or less and GMB members under 18 years. If you work in a school please check the current GMB rate with GMB Scotland 0141 332 8641.

Sick and unemployed members = 5p per week.

Retired life members = If a GMB member retires on or after 1 July 2015, they can apply for free retired life membership within three months of no longer paying contributions in line with rules 45 or 46. To qualify, they have to be permanently retired from paid work, be members for at least 5 years and apply in writing to become retired life members of the union.

Apprentices = £2 per month

Non-working Students = £1 per month, Students who are in employment will continue to pay the rate applicable to their employment and hours of work.

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For convenience click on the link below to update your details online today:

Posted: 6th October 2020

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