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.
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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 North West & Irish Region Gas Branch 173 based in Liverpool, represent all gas workers across the North West and have approximately two thousand members.
Every year, for many years, they send a delegation of approximately eight stewards to Belfast to take part in a mass rally attended by many different unions. They march through the...
The Good Samaritins Mental Health project, organised by sufferer himself Phil Hayes, has the backing of Regional Secretary Paul McCarthy and the GMB North West & Irish Region. Phil is putting together an album, featuring high profile musicians and aims to address the stigma associated with mental health.
Philip Hayes says -
"So why am I...
Discussions with regions have been most helpful. Not only have the discussions influenced the timeline they have also influenced the approach to this pay consultation. So there is a slight step change from previous years. It's clearly helpful the GMB Public Services Pay Pinch Campaign has been launched. The pay pinch campaign is a key building...