Great to be hosting the GMB national network first meeting of the year in Wakefield today! Thank you to regional secretary, Neil Derrick & Regional organiser Deanne Ferguson for coming along. Exciting things to come!
It's #NationalApprenticeshipWeek and to mark this week we're launching our brand new GMB Apprentice rate in collaboration with National Union of Students and the National Society of Apprentices. Join GMB Union as an apprentice today for just £3.00 a month! Join here 👉 gmb.org.uk/join
GMB young members out in Sheffield today as part of the TUC (Yorkshire) Winter Patrol campaign talking to young workers in unorganised workplaces about their working conditions and rights. Think your workplace conditions and pay should be better? Join GMB today and together we can work to change the world of work for the better. https://www.gmb.org.uk/join-gmb#GMBYoungMembers#GMB
GMB young members out today with the TUC (Yorkshire Region) running a Winter Patrol session as part of the "Bradford Needs a Pay Rise" campaign talking to young workers about workplace conditions. We also worked to promote the TUC "Ban Zero-Hours Contracts" campaign receiving support from Bradford College Student's Union. https://www.gmb.org.uk/join-gmb#JoinAUnion#JoinGMB#GMBYoungMembers
Great time at GMB Yorkshire & North Derbyshire's Branch Weekend. GMB Young members featured prominently on the agenda this weekend with young members, Caty Murray, Jawad Khan, Summer Risebury and Dave Aldwinkle giving a presentation on the lessons learned from their recent visit to New York. They talked about how American trade unions are developing innovative new ways to organise, despite harsh anti-union laws, and they talked about the different methods of community campaigning that the unions are using to gain public support. Overall it was a great weekend with fantastic discussions and stories about the strides GMB branches and GMB Young Members are making to raise trade union awareness and improve workplace conditions across the region. Not a member of union? Join GMB today and together we can work to improve your workplace for the better: https://www.gmb.org.uk/join-gmb#GMBYoungMembers#GMBYorkshireNorthDerbyshire
Fantastic to have the support and commitment of Rachel Maskell (MP), Susan Hinchcliffe (Leader of Bradford Council), Richard Corbett (MEP), Paula Sheriff (MP), Deanne Ferguson (Labour PPC), Salma Arif (Leeds Cllr) for our Mental Health Matters campaign at the GMB Yorkshire & North Derbyshire Branch weekend. We will continue to campaign for better workplace conditions and highlight the need for better mental health awareness and support in the workplace. If your workplace is failing to address issues around mental health then join GMB today: https://www.gmb.org.uk/join-gmb. Together we can work to improve the workplace for everyone. #MentalHealthMatters#GMBYoungMembers
GMB Young members will be linking up with the Yorkshire TUC for Heart Union's week as part of the Winter Patrol. We'll be talking to young workers about conditions and pay in the workplace and why joining a union is the best way to improve their conditions. Come along and join us. Together we can change the world of work. Not a member of a union? Join GMB. Make your voice heard in the workplace: https://www.gmb.org.uk/join-gmb#GMBYoungMembers#JoinGMB#TUCYorkshire#HeartUnionsWeek
Great evening at Meadowhead School in Sheffield. As part of our continued "Trade Unions in Schools" campaign we joined the TUC on a stall at the school's careers fair. We had a lot of engagement from students soon to enter apprenticeships who were interested in their rights and what a trade union is and does. Really positive responses from students, all of whom took a GMB membership form. ;) Are you an apprentice? Are you curious about your rights and want to improve your workplace conditions then join GMB: https://www.gmbyorkshire.org.uk/join-us. Our Apprentice Membership rate is just £1.00per month. #GMBYorkshire#GMBYoungMembers#JoinGMB