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GMB Slams “Shameful” Scottish Government Update On Home Care Testing
Responding to the Scottish Government Health Secretary Jeane Freeman’s statement to parliament this afternoon (Wednesday 25 November), confirming that COVID-19 testing for home care workers will be “phased-in from mid-January”...
BiFab Joint Trade Union Statement
Responding to this evening’s (Tuesday 24 November) Scottish and UK Government joint statement concerning the refusal of financial support for the stricken BiFab yards in Fife and Lewis...
GMB Warns: “Learn Lessons From BiFab”
GMB Warns: “Learn Lessons From BiFab” As Political Debate Ramps Up Over Green Recovery...
BiFab Unions Respond to Ministerial Statement
Responding to the Scottish Government Ministerial Statement on BiFab this afternoon (Tuesday 3 November)...
BiFab Joint Trade Unions Media Statement
Unions urge Scottish Government: “Pick up the phone to Westminster” over financial guarantees for BiFab offshore wind contract........
Minister urged to reveal legal advice over decision to walk away from BiFab
“BiFab remains on the brink but the battle to save these yards goes on, and with it our best chance at building an meaningful offshore wind manufacturing supply chain in Scotland.”...
Extinction Rebellion “Detached From Reality And Struggles Of Working People”
Responding to today’s (Friday 23 October) blockade of the Grangemouth petrochemical site by Extinction Rebellion...
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....