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GMB Scotland Media Statement - Social Care Staff Support Fund
Responding to the Scottish Government’s announcement yesterday evening (Wednesday 24 June) of a social care staff support fund, which should ensure care workers receive full pay if they fall sick with Covid-19 until the end of September...
GMB Scotland Warns Energy Giant Centrica "Must Change”
Responding to this morning’s (Thursday 11 June) announcement...
Schools Staff Return Poses More Questions Than Answers
As thousands more schools staff across Scotland return to work today (Monday 8 June) GMB has warned government ministers the next scandal of the coronavirus crisis could unravel amid serious concerns over safe working, equality and personal wellbeing....
BiFab Joint Trade Union Statement
Responding to the SSE announcement, BiFab Joint Trade Union Secretaries Gary Smith & Pat Rafferty...
GMB Calls For Subsidy Reform Amid Reports Of More Renewables Manufacturing Misery
GMB Scotland has today (Wednesday 27 May) called on Secretary of State for Scotland Alister Jack MP to press for urgent reform of the UK Government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) arrangements, and to help bring desperately needed jobs to the UK renewables manufacturing supply chain....
GMB Scotland Secures Sick Pay Breakthrough in Private Care
GMB Scotland have today (Thursday 21st May) responded to the announcement from Britain’s largest care home provider HC One that they will pay full sick pay to care workers who have to self-isolate following exposure to COVID-19...
GMB Scotland Media Statement: Key Worker Payment Campaign
After the applause, pay up for our key workers.......
Covid-19 Care Fatalities “Sad And Sobering” - GMB Warns Care Workers Are Being Failed
Responding to the latest National Records of Scotland figures concerning Covid-19 fatalities this afternoon (Wednesday 22 April)....
GMB Scotland Media Statement
Reaction to Scottish Government "Pay Increase" for Social Care Staff...
Care workers open letter calls on Scottish Government to “listen and learn” over PPE crisis
GMB Scotland Media Release  For immediate distribution: Wednesday 8 April 2020   Care workers open letter calls on Scottish Government to “listen and learn” over PPE crisis   Thousands of Scotland’s frontline care…...