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British Gas engineers reject revised offer and go ahead with new strikes
GMB London Gas engineers strike days 27 to 30 go ahead on March 5th after members overwhelmingly reject revised offer that didn't take ‘fire and rehire’ off the table...
GMB London applauds West Herts NHS Trust for reinstating full pay for Mitie hospital workers
GMB London Region welcome securing full pay for Covid related absence for Mitie contractor staff working at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust...
Yodel workers short-changed
GMB London backs members as Yodel faces employment tribunal over thousands of pounds withheld from workers...
British Gas strike days 23 to 26 go ahead as parent company Centrica announces £700 million profit
GMB London members in British Gas strike days 23 to 26 go ahead as talks falter at Acas over refusal to end "Fire And Rehire " notice...
Hope for Addison Lee drivers and many more workers in the gig economy after Supreme Court’s ruling
GMB celebrates a massive win for workers in the gig economy as a four-year battle with Uber saw the Supreme Court upheld the ruling by the Court of Appeal and the Employment Tribunal and paths the way for an end to bogus self-employed status and no workers’ rights, GMB London...
Strike days 19 to 22 will go ahead at British Gas after talks at ACAS faltered
GMB London members in British Gas strike days 19 to 22 go ahead as talks falter at Acas over refusal to end "Fire And Rehire " notice...
GMB London jubilant after Supreme Court’s decision
After four court wins in four years, Judges ruled in GMB's favour - again...
Mayhew’s heartless lack of concern for the well-being of experienced and skilled workers at the Barbican
GMB condemns Corporation of London finance chief for telling staff to “buck up”...
GMB responds to Government's call for evidence for consideration of road pricing
GMB London yesterday submitted evidence to the Transport Committee’s enquiry on consideration for the introduction of road pricing...
GMB await the Supreme Court’s decision on recognition of Uber drivers’ status
Tomorrow one of the most important outcomes for the Gig economy will be delivered when we hear the outcome of Uber’s appeal against drivers’ rights to pay and holiday...
12 more days to follow day 16 strike today at British Gas
British Gas engineers strike day 16 today to be followed by 12 new strike dates as GMB executive determines action to mid-April in pay and conditions dispute ...
Nearly a year on and social distancing is still a problem at both departures and arrivals halls at Heathrow
GMB reps and members working at Heathrow Airport have provided photographic evidence of just how bad the lack of social distancing enforcement is adding to their grave concerns and fear of contracting Coronavirus....
Dodgy legal advice led to strikes, British Gas CEO tells Parliament
Dodgy legal advice in July to blame for ongoing strikes and breakdown in industrial relations and trust in profitable British Gas says CEO O’Shea in Parliament...
GMB announce new four-day strike from Friday 5th February
New four days more strike dates at British Gas from Friday 5 February after twelve strike days in deadlocked 'Fire And Rehire' pay and conditions dispute...
British Gas is accused of lying about the ‘fire and rehire’ notices
London and East of England Gas Engineers new four-day strike tomorrow Friday 29th Jan as British Gas CEO O’Shea accused in Parliament of lying about ‘Fire and Rehire’ notices...
GMB London help Harrow Council to circulate information about the Borough’s Covid testing facilities
Working with Harrow Council, GMB London has started to send out advice on Harrow’s four rapid outcome Covid test centres...
Reckless British Gas leave more than 150,000 homes waiting for services
London and East of England gas engineers 8th day of strike as backlog for services grow at treble the 6,000 households per day admitted by company...
GMB London Gas members burn "fire and rehire" notice in act of defiance
London British Gas workers burn "fire and rehire" notices as national strike enters the seventh day...
Slash to jobs at Heathrow that will jeopardise the health and safety of staff at British Airways properties
There are serious concerns over health and safety as Heathrow Airport contractor for British Airways announces redundancies says GMB London...
Serco state pandemic is not an ‘Extenuating Circumstance’
SERCO who provide refuse/street cleansing services for the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham is not allowing workers to carry over their annual leave, despite the Government introducing Regulations to allow this says GMB London...