Industrial Action

What's in the news 1 December

Review of the Week

Better Government leadership needed

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with Fuller's CEO Simon Emeny to get his take on the week's events, from the Covid Inquiry to the death of a footballing icon.

What's in the news 25 November

Another Christmas lost?

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington catches up with hospitality expert Paul Pavli to get his take on the week's news, dominated by the rail union's decision to announce fresh strikes.

GMB: raising the issue of industrial action again

GMB to raise industrial action at meetings

By Ewan Turney

Controversial trade union the GMB is to host three meetings to discuss the prospect of industrial action in a bid to help tied tenants secure lower...

GMB: not concerned about threat from BBPA

GMB: we are acting lawfully on pubcos

By Ewan Turney

The GMB says it has "sufficient reason" to believe that tied tenants do have legal immunity to take industrial action against pubcos. In a letter to...

GMB: BBPA is a dangerous opponent

GMB: pub industrial action is last resort

By Lesley Foottit

It will only be fair to use industrial action as a "last resort", the GMB told tied tenant members and MPs at a Westminster meeting. General...

GMB: wants industrial action over beer prices and rent levels

No date set for GMB pub strike ballot

By Ewan Turney

No date has yet been set for the GMB's ballot on industrial action by tied pub tenants as it prepares for its Westminster rally next week.

Charity: attended GMB meeting

GMB: playing chicken with pubcos

By The PMA Team

Our local GMB meeting was full of vehemence, but failed to reassure tenants on the legality of any future industrial action, says The PMA Team.

GMB: ramping up activity

GMB ramps up anti-pubco activity

By Gemma McKenna

The GMB will meet with pubs minister John Healey next week — as it begins to ramp up activity in the run up to its ballot on industrial action against pubcos. The union also confirmed it plans a protest outside Brulines headquarters this month.

GMB: calling for direct action

Pubco: GMB is threatening pub livelihoods

By Ewan Turney

Tied licensees who take part in industrial action are putting their businesses and homes at risk, one pubco has warned. The pubco hit out after trade union the GMB announced a series of 16 national roadshows to ballot on industrial action.

GMB: calling for direct action

GMB announces pub strike roadshows

By Ewan Turney

The GMB has announced a series of 16 dates for its roadshows to gain support for a national ballot on industrial action by tied pub tenants. As a...

GMB: planning roadshows

GMB to hold pub strike roadshows

By Gemma McKenna

The GMB plans at least 14 roadshows across the country to inform tied licensees of industrial action before balloting starts in mid-February....