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London Equality Champions Get Award At GMB Congress

Sunday, June 7, 2015

London Equality Champions Get Award At GMB Congress In Dublin For Tireless Work Fighting For Equality

Our Regional Equality Forum is central to the union’s work fighting for equality, says GMB.

The London Regional Equality Forum (REF) received the prestigious GMB President’s Award for the “Most Inspirational Regional Equality Forum” at GMB Congress in Dublin today, 7th June, for their passionate and dedicated work challenging discrimination in the workplace and in wider society. Their commitment to involvement and participation has resulted in hugely successful Equality Conferences every year.

REF representatives received their award from Mary Turner, GMB National President, on Sunday 7th June along with other GMB award winners.

The 98th GMB Congress, comprising of 500 elected lay members, started in Dublin’s Citywest Conference Centre today Sunday 7th and runs to Thursday 11th June. There are also 300 visitors and guests. GMB Congress delegates are members who were elected to represent over 630,000 members from every part of the UK and Ireland and who are employed in every sector of the economy.  Congress is the supreme policy making body in the union.

Paul Hayes, GMB London Regional Secretary, said "Our Regional Equality Forum is central to the union’s work fighting for equality. I am proud to see London Region represented by such dedicated activists.”

 

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Contact:  Paul Hayes, London Regional Secretary 07974251721 or Kamaljeet Jandu GMB Equality and Inclusion Officer on 07956 237178 or GMB Press Office: 07921 289880 or 07974 251823. Photograph available from Andrew Wiard Photographer on 07973 219201 or andrew@reportphotos.com

 

 

 

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