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GMB Warns Labour about Funding

Posted: 12th June 2012

It follows shadow chancellor Ed Balls’ decision to support government curbs on public sector pay.

GMB general secretary Paul Kenny said Mr Balls’ position was “misguided and wrong” and promised to continue witholding funding for the party.

The government announced in November that public sector pay would rise by only 1% in the two…

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Pensions Latest

Posted: 12th June 2012

After long and difficult negotiations between GMB, Unison, Unite and the Local Government Association (LGA); and further negotiation with government, I can now outline the proposed benefit and contribution structure for the reformed LGPS.  These proposals replace government’s previous plans which would have seriously damaged the LGPS. The new scheme, LGPS 2014, is to start…

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2012 – Budget Cuts – increment Freeze

Posted: 23rd May 2012

Increment Freeze …….LatestSo called  ‘Breakthrough in talks’…….  ‘Not yet agreed’ …… ‘Smoke and Mirrors’  says The GMB

   ((23/05/12)

Some unions claims  ‘that talks have ended” are rubbish and factually wrong says The GMB .

Members will no doubt recall the recent GMB indicative ballot carried out in respect of the council’s proposal to…

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New Website Launched

Posted: 19th May 2012

The GMB website has had a facelift!!

The new site is fully searchable and has loads of hidden exclusive members only content.

We woulsd be interested in your comments on the new site.

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Budget Cuts – The Latest

Posted: 18th April 2012

Proposed Terms and Conditions Cuts

As you will be aware The GMB have been in discussions with The Leader and The Chief Executive for a number of weeks regarding the significant funding problems facing the authority. This has resulted in a substantial number of Service Reviews, Restructuring and Voluntary Severances throughout the authority.

On the…

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Pensions

Posted: 18th April 2012

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