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East Ayrshire Home Carers Coronavirus Risk As “Negligent” Council Fails To Provide PPE
GMB Scotland has today (Friday 20 March) accused East Ayrshire Council of “negligence” after learning that home carers are being put at risk to coronavirus at work due to lack of personal protective equipment (PPE)...
GMB Scotland Calls For Burton's Biscuits To "Act Now" And Protect Vulnerable Staff
GMB Scotland have raised concerns today (Friday 20 March) for the health and safety of its members and all vulnerable workers at Burton’s Biscuits in Sighthill, Edinburgh amid the coronavirus crisis....
Joint Trade Union Statement (GMB Scotland & Unite Scotland)
GMB Scotland and Unite Scotland responding to the latest developments on the Flybe collapse this afternoon (Thursday 5 March)...
GMB Scotland Statement On The Collapse Of Flybe
GMB Scotland Organiser Bob Deavy responding to reports that Flybe has entered into administration and the loss of 2000 jobs across the UK...
GMB Slams Scottish Greens “Self-Indulgence” Over Cuts Budget Deal
Ahead of the budget debate in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon (Thursday 27 February), and following reports confirming a deal to pass the budget between the SNP and the Scottish Greens, GMB Scotland Senior Organiser Drew Duffy said......
GMB Warns Just Transition Commission To Face Up To “Hard Truths” On Renewables Jobs & Subsidies Failure
GMB Scotland responding to the findings and recommendations of the Just Transition Commission’s interim report...
‘Scandal Hit’ Prisoner Custody Contractor Cancels 100 Trade Union Memberships Over Pay And Conditions Dispute
Over 100 Prisoner Custody Officers (PCO’s) have had their trade union memberships cancelled by their employer GeoAmey Scotland, as a dispute over pay and working conditions badly deteriorates....
Mossmorran Gas Plant Walkout Resolved After Positive Discussions
Responding to this afternoon’s (Thursday 20 February) developments concerning the workforce walkout at Mossmorran gas plant...
MSP Staff Threaten Holyrood Walk-Out Over Pay
Staff employed by Members of the Scottish Parliament stand to receive real terms cuts to their pay, should the Scottish Parliament Corporate Body follow through with plans to restrict the increase in the Staff Cost Provision (SCP) - the funds from which MSP staff are paid - to just 1.4%...
GMB Scotland Media Statement
Responding to UK Government Scottish Secretary Alister Jack’s comments that offshore wind turbines intended for Scottish wind farms being manufactured in Indonesia is “the market economy at work”, GMB Scotland Organiser Hazel Nolan said......