Tim Roache, General Secretary since 2016. The GMB (General, Municipal, Boilermakers) is a general trade union in the United Kingdom which has more than 631,000 members.Why choose GMB?
Since 1943, GMB’s manufacturing quality has been recognized within the industry beginning with Universal Joints, Water Pumps, and Tensioner & Idler Bearings. Over the years GMB manufacturing quality expanded into a variety of quality parts now including Wheel Bearings and Hub Assemblies, Fuel Pumps, Fan Clutches, and Steering & Suspension parts.Why does GMB have an office in Brussels?
In 1991, GMB was the first British trade union to set up an office in Brussels and has been particularly engaged in seeking to influence European Union legislation that sets minimum standards for workers and for health and safety across the EU single market.What does the GMB Union do for Labour?
GMB offices in Liverpool. GMB is one of the three largest affiliates to the Labour Party. It is a significant financial contributor to the Party's national and local organisation. GMB gives Labour up to £2m a year in affiliation fees and other funds, making it the third largest union donor to the party.