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GMB Scotland & Unite Scotland - BiFab Joint Trade Union Media Statement
Responding to this afternoon’s (Wednesday 21 October) breaking news over the collapse of a deal between BiFab and EDF for the manufacture of eight turbine jackets to support the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project...
GMB Scotland Marks Ten Year Anniversary of the Equality Act: What Now for Women Workers?
Today (Thursday 1st October) marks ten years since the Equality Act 2010 became law and GMB Scotland will be marking the anniversary with an online event, bringing together prominent lawyers and activists to discuss what the Act has meant for women workers, and what challenges still lie ahead....
Council Workers Parliament Demo As Fight For “Key Worker Payment” Continues
GMB members from across Scottish local government will hold a small, socially distanced demonstration at the Scottish Parliament today (Thursday 1 October) as low-paid frontline workers continue their campaign for a “key worker” bonus payment....
“Action For Arnish” Jobs Campaign Launched
“Action For Arnish” Jobs Campaign Launched As Bifab Misses Out On £3 Billion Seagreen Project...
Government Must Recognise Value Of Low-Paid Key Workers
GMB Scotland Secretary Gary Smith, responding to the First Minister’s statement to the Scottish parliament this afternoon......
GMB Members Fight To “Make Work Better” At Burton’s Biscuits
GMB Members Fight To “Make Work Better” At Burton’s Biscuits As Strike Action Starts Tomorrow Over “Derisory” Pay Offer...
Strikes To Start As Burton’s “Takes The Biscuit Again” Over “Derisory” Workers’ Pay Offer
Production of some of Britain’s favourite biscuits will be halted over the next month as workers at Burton’s Biscuits Co in Edinburgh launch strike action over a “derisory” pay offer...
Programme For Government Reaction: Care Review “Welcome” But “Scepticism” On Green Jobs Promises
GMB Scotland Secretary Gary Smith responding to the First Minister’s “Programme for Government” announcement...
Union Responds to Scottish Government Statement on Ferguson Marine
GMB Scotland has accused the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Fair Work, Fiona Hyslop MSP, of “turning her back” on Ferguson Marine workers after she confirmed this afternoon that there will be no designated workforce representative on the board of the Port Glasgow shipbuilder....
Strike threat looms as contractor pay row intensifies at North Ayrshire pharmaceutical giant
Maintenance contractors at the North Ayrshire pharmaceutical manufacturing giant DSM will move to a full industrial action ballot over a long-running pay dispute, sparking the threat of strike action later next month......