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Next GMB branch meeting

BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING 7:30 PM on Thursday, 13th DEC 2018 at the Bear Hotel, The Market Place, DEVIZES, SN10 1HS Branch Secretary: Andy Newman Branch President: Gerry Ball AGENDA 1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE 2. MINUTES OF LAST MEETING held on … Continue reading

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Save Lypiatt School

GMB are holding a rally on 14th September calling on the Ministry of Defence to continue funding Lypiatt School for children repatriated to UK from British forces overseas GMB, the trade union for school support staff, will be rallying outside … Continue reading

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GMB branch meeting postponed to 25th July

GMB Wiltshire and Swindon branch meeting had been scheduled for the evening of 11th July. This now clashes with England’s World Cup semi final match against Croatia. We have therefore postponed the branch meeting until 25th July. It will be … Continue reading

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Free transport to Tolpuddle Festival, 22nd July

Wiltshire and Swindon GMB are putting on free transport to the Tolpuddle Festival on Sunday 22nd July. To book your place, please contact Martha de Bruxelles on 0794 4072 823 or email her on Gmbmartha@outlook.com The festival itself is free … Continue reading

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Changing the Culture – reducing violence in schools

Everyone recognises that there is a rising tide of violence in schools, but there is little consensus on what is the best way to address it.

GMB, the trade union for school support staff, has organised a conference to discuss the rising tide of violence in Wiltshire and Swindon schools.  Continue reading

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Swindon Borough Council proposed pay rates

GMB members working for local authorities are currently balloting on whether or not to accept the pay offer from the National Employers for Local Government Services. GMB welcomes the fact that we have broken through the government’s pay cap, and … Continue reading

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Please take our survey – violence in schools

GMB is extremely worried about the rising level of violence and aggression in schools. We are seeking stronger action from head teachers, governors and Wiltshire Council, and it would be very helpful for GMB to have recent evidence of your … Continue reading

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