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Ballot at Coca Cola as GMB delegates gather for their conference

08 June 2010
More than 2,000 workers at Coca Cola plants across Britain were set to ballot from this Friday for strikes over attacks on their pay and pensions.

Culture and Sport Glasgow: ‘We need to strike - it’s the only way to stop the cuts’

01 June 2010
The 1,600 members of the Unite, Unison, Bectu and GMB trade unions working for Culture and Sport Glasgow (CSG) struck successfully for the third time last weekend.

British Gas: No more action in the pipeline

06 April 2010
The GMB union last week called off planned strike action at British Gas after "positive discussions" with the company.

London protest over council pay

30 March 2010
More than 100 members of the three local government unions—the GMB, Unison, and Unite—protested over a pay freeze outside the central London headquarters of the Local Government Association (LGA) on Tuesday.

British Gas workers vote for strike

23 March 2010
Workers at British and Scottish Gas are set to strike. Some 8,000 GMB union members have voted by 82 percent for strikes against "macho management" in the company.

British Gas strike ballot planned

02 February 2010
THE GMB union was to serve notice this week of an official strike ballot of 8,000 members at British and Scottish Gas. It is in protest at attacks on jobs and conditions.

Construction protest planned for London

26 January 2010
The GMB and Unite unions are planning a protest demonstration in London on 3 February.

London protest to defend construction workers

19 January 2010
The GMB union has called a protest in London against the underpayment and exploitation of construction workers.

Refuse workers strike called off

19 January 2010
The GMB union has called off planned strike action by refuse lorry drivers in Chester after management offered talks.

Brighton and Hove council workers to ballot for action over single status

06 October 2009
Workers in the GMB union at Brighton and Hove council are set to ballot for industrial action over a single status pay deal.

Construction workers' ballot underway

18 August 2009
More than 2,000 engineering construction workers in the Unite and GMB unions at seven petrochemical plants and power stations are balloting for an official strike over jobs.

Construction workers ballot about to start

04 August 2009
More than 2,000 engineering construction workers in the Unite and GMB unions at seven petrochemical plants and power stations are set to vote for an official strike over jobs.

Corus workers frustrated after union meeting

28 July 2009
Around 100 workers at the Corus Steel company, who are members of the Community, Unite and GMB unions, attended a multi-union meeting in Scunthorpe on Friday of last week. Many workers were disappointed by the agenda.

An enterprising vote for strikes

28 July 2009
Enterprise-Liverpool workers in the GMB union have voted by a massive 97 percent for industrial action in a dispute over pay and conditions.

Don’t let legal threats stop national construction strike

21 July 2009
More than 2,000 engineering construction workers in the Unite and GMB unions at seven petrochemical plants and power stations are to be balloted for an official strike over jobs.

Bolton protest against care cuts

14 July 2009
Members of the Unison and GMB unions held an angry protest outside Bolton Town Hall on Wednesday of last week against cuts to adult care.

Company wants Total obedience

23 June 2009
Bosses at Total insist they did not trigger the dispute at the Lindsey refinery. Yet according to the GMB union the company ensured that workers it described as "unruly" were not re-employed.

Glasgow council battles continue

16 June 2009
Last week’s planned indefinite strike action by 1,300 GMB, Unison and Unite union members in Glasgow council’s land and environmental services department was called off after concessions were made.

Labour hypocrisy on planned cuts

16 June 2009
Gordon Brown renewed his attack on the Tories’ plans to slash public spending if they win the next general election at the GMB union congress in Blackpool this week.

GMB conference: Divided loyalties as government hits crisis

16 June 2009
The crisis in the Labour Party dominated early debates at the annual GMB union conference in Blackpool.

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