The Local Government Association Board made up of elected councillors have performed a U-turn on a key part of the Local Government Pay Offer.
"These brave hospital cleaners endured threats and bullying throughout their dispute," says GMB Union
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Since the previous pay offer of 2% was rejected outright, GMB and other unions have been back around the table with the employer
Loyal workers turned up to work today to clean the hospital but got threats and broken promises in return
“Infected patients are now being admitted into the hospital, but the cleaners have downed tools because they haven’t been paid” says GMB Union
The company’s refusal to negotiate a pay settlement leaves the GMB union and its members no choice other than seek members’ authority to take industrial action.
“Nursery staff would be down £6,000 and social workers almost £10,000 since 2009 if deal was accepted”, says GMB Union
“Staff now simply have no faith in Thames Ambulances Service Ltd guarantees, promises or assurances, they mean as little to ex-employees now, as they clearly do for the company…
"GMB is clear that the exploitation of hospital workers will only cease when NHS workers are transferred back in house on full NHS pay terms and conditions", says GMB Southern