Skip to content

Branch News

Branch Mind donation

Posted: 17th August 2021

The Branch recently supported a charity bike ride, the group which included one of our convenors and GMB members set out to raise awareness and funds after a dear colleague and friend passed away.

A massive well done to everyone involved!

There’s still a bit of time left to donate if you are…

Read more…

Twitter Share

Letter re: face coverings in schools

Posted: 6th May 2021

Particularly for those working in schools please find below an open letter to Secretary of State for Education regarding the need to continue wearing face coverings as a mitigatory measure against Covid in schools:

https://www.covidactiongroup.com/open-letter-to-secretary-of-state-for-education

If you haven’t signed already and want to please see below. Also forward to others that maybe interested – students…

Read more…

Twitter Share

Victory for millions of low paid public sector workers as exit cap regulations withdrawn

Posted: 15th February 2021

Ministers forced into change following Judicial Review brought by GMB Union

GMB Union, which represents more than 300,000 workers in local government and the wider public sector, has welcomed the Government’s decision to withdraw its exit cap regulations.

The Government’s u-turn means that the perverse regulations that have hit low paid workers the hardest will…

Read more…

Twitter Share

Latest Bulletin for Schools Staff

Posted: 22nd January 2021

COVID-19 ABSENCE RATES HIGHER FOR SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF THAN TEACHERS, GMB ANALYSIS SHOWS

Throughout the pandemic your union has been raising concerns that our members are disproportionately being exposed to the Covid virus.

School support staff make up 2/3 of the total education workforce and have been on the frontline in every classroom and every…

Read more…

Twitter Share