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MEALBREAK UPDATE

Posted: 23rd December 2021

Yesterday, the Branch met with the Trust in the continued Mealbreak meeting from Tuesday.

Although the Branch put a ‘minimum concept’ on the ‘table’, the Management has not put forward any proposals.

The Branch are waiting on Managment to bring their proposals forward to discuss. So we can put to the Members.

Thank you.

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TRUST MEALBREAK MEDIA RELEASE ‘SPIN’

Posted: 22nd December 2021

Up until this moment in time the Branch has not publicly posted any view point on the Trust media posts of last Thu, Thu 16th Dec 2021. Which they released in reference to Ambulance staff’s 30 minute UNPAID mealbreaks.

We were unsure as to what was the Trust ‘spin’ in relation to fact. Over the…

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TRUST MEALBREAK MEDIA RELEASE ‘SPIN

Posted: 22nd December 2021

Up until this moment in time the Branch has not publicly posted any view point on the Trust media posts of last Thu, Thu 16th Dec 2021. Which they released in reference to Ambulance staff’s 30 minute UNPAID mealbreaks.

We were unsure as to what was the Trust ‘spin’ in relation to fact. Over the…

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Inflation Breaking 7%

Posted: 22nd December 2021

GMB Union has responded to today’s inflation figures showing RPI breaking the 7% mark. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gary Smith, GMB General Secretary, said: “Today’s inflation figures are no surprise to people across the country who are seeing their bills go through the roof. “As prices climb ever higher, workers in both…

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You can eat at McD’s

Posted: 18th December 2021

North East Ambulance Trust (NEAS) has announced its paramedics will – from January – be told to take lunch breaks at hospitals or their nearest ambulance station, rather than returning to base.

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GMB encourages everyone to get booster –

Posted: 14th December 2021

GMB Union encourages everyone to get their booster – but says frontline workers need a pay boost too. Rehana Azam, GMB National Secretary, said:

“There has been no respite for our frontline workers throughout the covid pandemic.

“They’ve put themselves in harm’s way to serve the public – particularly when governments and…

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