The lack of engagement from the Government continues and it seems clear that Ministers have no intention of recognising the true value of the entire NHS workforce. It’s a disgrace and will do nothing to end GMB’s NHS and Ambulance strikes.
GMB@EMAS are therefore escalating our actions:
Strike Day 6th March
Derogations will remain the same, however GMB@EMAS and GMB National Ambulance Committee recommend that Members either choose to go on full strike or respond to CAT 1 calls only.
Strike Day 20th March
The exemption for members to respond to certain CAT 2 calls will be removed (Option 4).
Members voted to take industrial action and your support has been amazing. We now need to raise our voice and have a bigger impact.
We appreciate the financial implications of taking part in Industrial Action. But the result of doing nothing is greater:
We have been provided wage slip evidence for a Paramedic at the top of their pay band – they were taking home £26 per month more in April 2022 than they were 11 years before! (after tax and pension contributions).
For more information, please see our Industiral Action page.