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“Shameful” Trolley Dolly culture at UK airports

Besi Besemar July 25, 2019

As millions of people in the UK gear up for their summer holidays, GMB Union reveals airports’ “shameful trolley dolly culture”. GMB Union represents tens of thousands of workers in the airline industry many of whom the Unions says are forced to work under “frankly dangerous” dress codes.

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Tories urge Labour Party to intervene in bin strike

Besi Besemar September 20, 2014

Conservative Group Leader, Cllr. Geoffrey Theobald, has called on Cllr. Warren Morgan, leader of the Labour group on the City Council, to urge the GMB Trade Union to call off strike action by refuse truck drivers. The present strike action has been running for a week and includes a ‘work to rule’ which has resulted […]

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Labour Parliamentary candidates concerned about threats to derecognise unions at Mears

Besi Besemar August 8, 2014

The GMB union say Mears, a major contractor to the city council, intends to derecognise unions after they refused to sign away the right to negotiate pay and conditions. Nancy Platts, Labour parliamentary candidate for Kemptown, Purna Sen, Labour parliamentary candidate for Brighton Pavilion and Peter Kyle, Labour parliamentary candidate for Hove and Portslade, have written to […]

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