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Diageo Annual Results
Diageo Results “A Golden Opportunity” To Future Proof Scottish Jobs...
Self-isolation exemptions a “gamble with the lives of key workers”
The decision taken by the Scottish Government to introduce exemptions for critical workers from self-isolation guidance has been driven by resource, not by what’s safe for the workers or their families...
First Minister Statement on COVID-19 Restrictions
Responding to the First Minister’s announcement this afternoon (Tuesday 13 July) in response to questioning by Willie Rennie MSP, that potential changes on isolation exemptions for health and social care staff remain under “active consideration”, GMB Senior Organiser for Public Services Drew Duffy warned...
Cleaners Living Wage Fight On Upper Clyde Could Halt Royal Navy Frigate Build
Work on the Type-26 Frigate at BAE shipyards in Govan and Scotstoun could be ground to a halt by industrial action later this summer, as cleaners fighting for a living wage begin a two-week consultative ballot today (Tuesday 6 July)...
McVities workers ask public to help push M&S towards Tollcross intervention
McVitie’s workers in Tollcross are seeking the backing of the food and retail giant M&S in their campaign to save the closure-threatened manufacturing site - and they are asking the Glasgow public to help...
McVitie’s Demo Holyrood
Tollcross McVitie’s Workers Take the Fight for their Future to Holyrood...
Staff At Clydebank Engineering Firm Consulted On Action Against 50p Pay Offer
Workers at Clydebank Engineering and Fabrication (CBEF) are being consulted this week over whether to move to a full industrial action ballot against their employer’s refusal to improve a pay offer for 2021 of just 50 pence an hour...
Strike Action Looms in Social Housing Provider
The prospect of strike action across Hanover Housing Association services has moved closer after GMB Scotland served the social housing provider with statutory notice for an industrial action ballot against an “insulting” 1 per cent pay offer for frontline workers...
GMB Scotland Media Calling Notice: McVitie’s Workers M&S Demo
Redundancy Threatened McVitie’s Workers Continue Fight For Future With M&S Demo...
Chivas Pay Ballot Result
Whisky And Spirits Workers Accept Improved Offer From Chivas After Pay Freeze Fight...