GMB protest at Kingston Hospital to go ahead on Thursday 20 December
“ISS need to get around the table and talk to GMB as our members will not stop fighting until their basic demands are met”, says GMB Southern
GMB, the union for ISS NHS staff, are set to go ahead with their protest at Kingston Hospital on Thursday 20 December after management refused to hold any talks until next year, due to them going on their Christmas holidays.
Details of the protest are as follows:
Thursday 20 December
Kingston upon Thames
The protest will include flags and GMB banners spelling out "EbenISSer Scrooge", to illustrate that GMB members are being paid poverty wages over the Christmas period.
Oliver Twist will also make an appearance as GMB members asked "Please sir can I have some more?" and ISS responded with retaliation and bullying.
Helen O’Connor, GMB Regional Organiser said: "Highly paid ISS managers will now be enjoying their Christmas holidays early while our members work hard to keep Kingston Hospital running smoothly over the festive period.
"Our members and their families will not be enjoying Christmas as this scrooge employer pays them poverty pay and forces them to go into work sick due to the lack of a sick pay scheme.
"GMB is expecting our members to turn out to the protest in large numbers as they have had enough of being exploited and oppressed by ISS.
"Our members are not greedy and all they want is fair deal from ISS.
"ISS need to get around the table and talk to GMB as our members will not stop fighting until their basic demands are met."
Contact: Helen O’Connor 07506 711574 or GMB Southern Press Release 07970 114762
Previous GMB Press Release
"GMB to hold further protest outside Kingston Hospital" (7 December)