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Bedford Borough News

Mayoral Candidate for Bedford

Posted: 5th August 2022

Dear Member,

Selection of a Mayoral Candidate

I’m getting in touch as the appointed selections board has now agreed a timetable for the selection of Labour’s Mayoral Candidate for Bedford.

The selection will be carried out by a one member one vote process (OMOV). All those members who are paid up to date with subscriptions…

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Offer re 2022 Pay Claim- PLEASE READ

Posted: 25th July 2022

Dear members

Please click on the link below for the details of the offer made to us.

Please ensure your membership details are up to date so that you can vote in the pay ballot.

https://www.gmb.org.uk/network/public-services-section/local-government-noticeboards/local-government-noticeboards/all-local-government-noticeboard

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Advice Re Working In Hot Weather

Posted: 19th July 2022

Working during hot weather, either outdoors or indoors, can certainly lead to an increase in accidents, injuries or medical conditions.

Some, unenlightened employers, see this as just a seasonal irritation over which they have no control and so have little or no inclination to do anything about looking into control measures.  GMB however believes that…

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NJC 2022 Pay Claim-What has been sought

Posted: 24th June 2022

The three NJC unions (GMB Unison and Unite) have tabled their pay claim for local government services (‘Green Book’) employees for the 2022/23  pay award with an implementation date of 1 April 2022.

The claim seeks:

  • A substantial increase with a minimum of £2,000 or the current rate of Retail Price Index (RPI) –…

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NJC Pay update 14/1/21

Posted: 27th January 2022

Date: 14/01/2022

We would like to apologise for the delay in sending this out considering that the ballot closed on 13th December. However, as the results have been broken down by local authority, it has taken some time to analyse these which is necessary to understand the strength of feeling in different parts of the country.

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