Loyal workers turned up to work today to clean the hospital but got threats and broken promises in return
Your Pay is the most important issue for most GMB members. After all, it’s the main reason we go to work. As much as we may enjoy our jobs, we wouldn’t go to work for free!
GMB is committed to fight for a fair pay deal for its members, whether in the public or private sector, including a major campaign for a proper living wage of £10 an hour for all workers.
Employers are obliged to consult and negotiate with us for pay deals in all recognised workplaces, so the more of your colleagues join the union, the better chance that we can secure a pay rise for you all. Studies suggest that workers in a unionised workplace can earn up to £4000 a year more than those in non-unionised workplaces.
“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…