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 Welcome to GMB - Britain's General Union

As a member of GMB you are one of around 70,000 members in the Northern Region across all workplaces and industries.

As you may be aware there are numerous benefits in being a GMB member including a number of carefully selected additional services.

The GMB represents thousands of members every year, recovering millions of pounds in compensation. Learn more about our legal service here…

Are you changing jobs, unemployed or retired? That doesn’t mean that you need to leave the GMB! Find out more…


You’re better off in the GMB!

Why not find out what the GMB can do for you?

Maybe you’ve heard about us at work, 1 in 32 employees are a member of the GMB and we are recognised in 34 of the UK’s top 50 companies.

No recognition? No problem.

As a member of the GMB you have rights at work. The GMB provides representation and services across all workplaces and industries.

The GMB are leading the way in campaigning for better health and safety at work. Find out more...





05/03/2015 - Unions Campaign Against Sell Off of Services at Copeland Council (PDF)
12/02/2015 - GMB Wins Court Decision at Sellafield (PDF)
21/01/2015 - Union supports Outcome of Trident Vote in Parliament (PDF)
16/12/2014 - Union Welcomes Launch of Women's Network (PDF)
31/10/2014 - Consett Factory Set To Close (PDF)
08/10/2014 - Redundancy Consultation Regarded as a Sham (PDF)
05/09/2014 - Union Anger at Over 100 Job Losses (PDF)
09/07/2014 - Union Leader Calls on council to use the 'Windfall on Wages' to help the most vulnerable in communities (PDF)
19/05/2014 - Major Row Brewing at Sellafield (PDF)
06/05/2014 - Trade union comes out against elected Mayor (PDF)




Sick and Accident Society Draw Winners for January 2015

1st Prize of £150 - K Frears, Sellafield Industrial Branch
2nd Prize of £100- M Littlemore, Birtley 2 Branch
3rd Prize of £50 - D Gulliver, Durham General Branch
4th Prize of £50 - K Bell, Sellafield Industrial Branch

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