Our trade union representatives, organisers and senior organisers do a fantastic job supporting our members in the work place; helping negotiate collectively at the companies we are recognised with and individually in the work places we are not.
Every day of the year GMB Workplace Representatives are solving members' problems and providing expert guidance and advice to members at work on a range of issues. Our trade union representatives, organisers and senior organisers do a fantastic job supporting our members in the work place.
Our job is to get the best deal for GMB members at work. We are committed to building a strong organisation in every GMB workplace to help make every workplace safer. We are an actively campaigning Union, fighting for fair pay, equal opportunities and improved working conditions.
If you are a GMB member and have been injured as a result of an accident in work, or you or a member of your family have been injured outside of work, and wish to make a claim then contact UNIONLINE on 0300 333 0303.
GMB has 20,000 GMB trained Workplace Representatives – members who voluntarily give their time to negotiate, advise and represent work colleagues who are GMB members. Backing up these GMB Workplace Representatives is a network of full time GMB Organisers and specialists who are experts in the world of work.
GMB trains new and existing workplace organisers to equip them with the skills and knowledge to carry out their Trade Union role. Training consists of on-the-job training and dedicated training courses to help you perform your role effectively.
As you are aware lots of consultations are taking place in stores changing hours, shifts, and even department sometimes, if you have a claim registered for Equal Value and decide to go onto the new Contract 6 you MUST contact Leigh Day immediately to advise them of the change, Leigh Day contact details are 0800 689 3289.
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As you may be aware changes are continuing leading to loss of hours and potential job cuts.
We are aware of Consultations in the following areas:
Petrol Filling Stations (Kiosks)
Section Leaders in Supermarkets
GM aisle planner/MVG/Tech desks
George/GM desk removal—refit
Online Grocery Hub & Spoke (personal shoppers)
Recently, GMB North West & Irish Region gained Trade Union recognition at Gledhill Building Products, Blackpool.
Before recognition, the management style was autocratic with enforced overtime alongside the archaic culture ‘If you don’t like it here, the gate is there’.
It took the courage of one man, John Sutton, to stand up and say enough is...