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Work Issues

Work Issues

The best way to improve your pay, terms and conditions is to get as many of your work colleagues to join GMB. The more GMB members in a workplace, the more power you will have to influence your employers attitude to employee benefits.

Please note the information in this section is just a guide and all information must be checked with your GMB Workplace Organiser.

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Discrimination Respect at Work

Discrimination Respect at Work

You have a right to be treated the same as everyone else in your workplace. But if you are not treated the same what can you do about it?. More

Discipline & Dismissal

Discipline & Dismissal

Every unfair dismissal case turns on its particular facts - no firm advice can be given without looking at the details. More

Health, Safety & Environment

Health, Safety & Environment

There are hundreds of laws designed to keep workers safe at work and still the HSE recorded over 150 deaths at work last year. More

Maternity, Paternity & Other Leave

Maternity, Paternity & Other Leave

All female employees are entitled to 26 weeks Ordinary Maternity Leave (OML) whatever their length of service or hours. You have the right to return to exactly the same job after your OML. More

Pay, Hours And Holidays

Pay, Hours And Holidays

You go to work to earn money and being a GMB member means that you are one of the millions of UK workers who earns on average an extra 12.5% more than workers who don’t belong to a trade union. More

Pensions and Retirement

Pensions and Retirement

The pensions area of the website is maintained by GMB's Pensions Department in National Office. The Department stays abreast of developments from across the pensions arena. More

Union Rights

Union Rights

Can My Employer Stop Me Joining GMB? No. Every worker has the fundamental civil right to join GMB, and to take part in its activities. More

Right to Work in the EU

Right to Work in the EU

Workers in EU states have a right to work for fair terms and conditions in other EU states under the terms of the Posted Workers Directive. More

Your Rights At Work

Your Rights At Work

UK workers are covered have hundreds of employment rights in the UK and being a GMB member helps to get your rights respected by your employer. More