The construction-equipment giant has warned that up to 950 roles are at risk of redundancy in its British facilities while about 500 Guidant agency employees, who work at JCB’s British sites, are also being released from the business. “We’ve worked hard to avoid job losses here and are very grateful to all our members for working together to secure their future with JCB.”. ... JCB and GMB Union reach agreement to safeguard 915 jobs; GMB Union operates nationally and also locally through 9 regional offices. This page is created to keep all GMB trade union members informed of issues that are being discussed by the GMB workplace representatives on your behalf Information and resources to support bargaining and campaigns. JCB has reached agreement with the GMB union on a new working pattern that is designed to safeguard up to 915 hourly-paid shop floor positions across its UK operations. JCB has reached agreement with the GMB union on a new working pattern with the aim to safeguard up to 915 hourly-paid shop floor positions across its UK operations. When is the next national lockdown review for England? JCB has reached agreement with the GMB Union on a new working pattern that is designed to safeguard up to 915 hourly-paid shop floor positions across its UK operations, the machinery giant has announced. The GMB union, which represents many workers at the UK plants and is fully recognised by JCB, was consulted in the digger firm’s decision. GMB Union is in urgent talks with JCB in an attempt to save nearly 1,500 jobs following a fall in demand due to Coronavirus. Research & Policy Hub. GMB Union is in urgent talks with JCB in an attempt to save nearly 1,500 jobs following a fall in demand due to Coronavirus. The agri-machinery firm confirmed that it had concluded negotiations with the union over more flexible working arrangements for shop floor employees. JCB and the GMB union have reached an agreement on new working arrangements designed to save 915 jobs across the UK. 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