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GMB are advising gardener members within Environment who have not been classed as key workers or been allocated alternative duties within essential servicesshould remain at home.  

Until GMB get reassurance from your employer that safe working practice is in place and you have PPE, then we strongly advise you staff home.  

Jim Cunningham will address this issue via conference call with DCC today seeking clear clarification and members will be updated in due course.  

As your Union, your health and safety is paramount.
Remember the number one rule is always to keep yourself and families safe!


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Full time – Grade 1 = £14.14 per month

Part time – Grade 2 = £8.18 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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Posted: 30th March 2020

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