"There is a very high proportion of working families struggling to make ends meet every day. Policies need to take this into account", says GMB Southern
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.
“It is an outrage that these hard working hospital staff have to decide between paying the rent or buying food”, says GMB Southern
If you work in local government or a school, make sure you have your say on pay by 30th June!
“We take our duty of care seriously and are making food parcels available for anyone in need”, says GMB Southern
Hospital domestics, hostesses, porters and security personnel are becoming radicalised by the hardship that they are being forced to endure and those who have never dreamed of…