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As a member of the GMB you are one of the 73000 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…

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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...





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)
28/01/2014 - Care Home Fails to Provide Employee with Rest Breaks (PDF)
10/01/2014 - South Tyneside Homes Discrimination Tribunal (PDF)
08/01/2014 - Union Anger at North Shields Announcement (PDF)
27/11/2013 - Union Slams big 6 Power Company (PDF)
14/11/2013 - Unions Open Letter to Councillors (PDF)
11/11/2013 - Union Welcomes Minister to Defence Munitions Longtown (PDF)
08/11/2013 - Council Passes Motion Against Blacklisting (PDF)
28/10/2013 - Union Praises Councils (PDF)
24/04/2013 - Unrest at Chemical Company (PDF)
01/03/2013 - GMB worried about risk of infection with job role switch (PDF)





Sick and Accident Society Draw Winners for July 2014

1st Prize of £150 - C Preston, Newcastle & North Tyne General Branch
2nd Prize of £100 - P Saunders, South East Northumberland General Branch
3rd Prize of £50 - A Grearson, Sellafield Industrial Branch
4th Prize of £50 - M Laws, Sunderland 9 Branch

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