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Holiday Pay Update

Posted: 18th May 2015

Holiday Pay Update

 

The GMB have been in successful negotiations with Birmingham City Council about overtime and allowances that should have been included in pay when annual leave was taken. Some members will receive a payment from BCC which will be backdated from November 2014. We have also negotiated how payments will…

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Living Wage Survey

Posted: 23rd October 2014

Dear Colleagues,

Today GMB is sending out an online survey to members asking them to tell us what life is like living on a wage less than £10 an hour.

Whilst research has been done by churches and charities to determine what a living wage might be, GMB believes that this still falls short of…

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“STOP BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL CUTTING VITAL PUBLIC SERVICES ACROSS THE CITY”

Posted: 16th October 2014

 

Dear GMB member,

GMB have started the petition “STOP BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL CUTTING VITAL PUBLIC SERVICES ACROSS THE CITY” and need your help to get it off the ground.

Will you take 30 seconds to sign it right now? Here’s the link:

http://www.change.org/p/birmingham-city-council-stop-birmingham-city-council-cutting-vital-public-services-across-the-city

Here’s why it’s important:

Residents of Birmingham are being discriminated…

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Strike Action

Posted: 3rd July 2014

Strike Action Thursday 10th July 2014

As you may be aware, GMB members voted in favour of taking strike action, which will take place on Thursday 10th July 2014

There will be a rally at Victoria Square, Birmingham at 11.30 a.m. There will also be a Banner Theatre to play protest songs and there will…

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