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New Branch Secretary

Posted: 16th May 2018

I am pleased to welcome our new Branch Secretary Dave Couchman-Boor. Dave will be settling in over the next few months and will be looking to change our venue for branch meetings, as Hounslow Civic centre will be demolished ahead of new council offices being built in the local area. As outgoing acting branch secretary,…

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Hounslow Branch Revitalisation

Posted: 20th March 2017

2017 brings a new opportunity for us to revitalise the branch. Can you help represent the branch in various important areas?

We are looking for delegates to send to many different conferences to represent LGBT and Black and Ethnic workers GMB Members. These are most important to validate our policy of diversity and inclusion.

There…

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‘Unnecessary attack’ on workers’ rights

Posted: 17th July 2015

Conservative claws have at last been revealed in the publication of the Trade Union Bill. There are no surprises in the attacks on unions and the Labour Party’s finances.

The Bill will introduce a 50% threshold for ballot turn-out; and an additional threshold of 40% of support to take industrial action from all members eligible to…

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Families struggle to close income gap

Posted: 17th July 2015

The gap between the income of many families and the cost of a decent standard of living is still much wider than before the recession, the poverty campaign group, the Joseph Rowntree Foundations (JRF), says in its 2015 report on the Minimum Income Standard.

The cost of the Minimum Income Standard (MIS) basket of goods…

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GMB – Making Work Pay

Posted: 14th June 2015

In the private and public sectors GMB demands enough hours of work and high enough wages from employers to enable our members to live free of benefits while at work. At the moment for a full time working week GMB calculates this t be no less than £10 an hour for mots members. But for…

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GMB College

Posted: 9th June 2015

Take a Residential Course with the GMB College

GMB College 3 and 5 residential courses in

  • Trade Union Repersentation
  • Organising Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Industrial Relations
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Employment Law
  • Health & Safety Representation

GMB College is a recognised and accredited college newly opened in Dublin.

The academic staff includes…

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Posted: 8th June 2015

Meeting Schedule for 2018

  • 21st June 2018 – 6pm
  • 23rd August 2018 – 6pm
  • 18th October 2018 – 6pm
  • 6th December 2018 – 6pm

Meeting is at the Salvation Army hall in Feltham. The address is 119 Bedfont Lane. TW14 9BH.

 

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