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.
The government’s ‘Trade Union Bill’ will become law this summer and it’s one of the biggest attacks on the trade unions and our members for decades. If you work in public services such as national or local government or the NHS you will no longer be able to have your union subscriptions deducted from your pay.
To be able to continue your GMB membership, and to ensure you have a voice in your workplace, we will need to transfer you to Direct Debit payments. For more information and to switchover click here.
The 2016 GMB Young Members Awards will be presented at the GMB Young Members Network Summit. We have many active and enthusiastic young members in our region, making a difference to worthwhile campaigns and supporting members in the workplace. We are asking that you take a few minutes to complete this online form to nominate a young member for...
The GMB North West and Irish Region; Campaigns for Justice and has done for some time. With the direct input and leadership of regional secretary Paul McCarthy, we are making a difference and helping campaigns build momentum. Conferences have been organised and facilitated by the region, affording the opportunity for various campaigns to share...
It is well known across the trade union movement and former mining communities that Police forces across the UK were instrumental to Thatcher’s success in defeating the Miners Strike of 1984/85. No clearer was this seen than in the ‘Battle of Orgreave’ in 1984. The Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign say that Orgreave was more of a rout and...