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.
As you know the Trade Union Act 2016 had Royal Assent on 4 May 2016. We have been awaiting details of the implementation dates. These are now available in relation to the main provisions of the Act.
The Government has published a Statutory Instrument entitled the Trade Union Act 2016 (Commencement no 3 and Transitional) Regulations 2017.
The branch is proudly supporting the Total Eclipse of The S*N campaign. As a branch, we submitted a motion for consideration by the elected members at the January Council Meeting. The purpose of the motion was to eliminate the selling of the S*N newspaper and called on all retailers and vendors in Knowsley to remove it from their shelves. The...
As part of the 2016-18 pay deal, the NJC agreed to review the NJC pay spine and established a working group to conduct the review. GMB’s NJC Executive members represent GMB on the working group.
At its first meeting on 11 January, the working group agreed (on a without prejudice basis) to proceed according to the three principles below: