GMB is a campaigning trade union focused on protecting GMB members in their workplaces and growing the number of GMB members in order to strengthen the Union’s power. GMB is a general union – which means that anyone can join them. GMB has almost 630,000 members working in every part of the economy. One in every 32 people at work in the UK is a member of GMB. GMB has members in every part of the economy doing every type of job imaginable. GMB members are men and women, young and old or even retired, working full and part time, and are made up of a wide and diverse cross-section of Britain’s society. Every day of the year GMB offers protection at work and solves problems for GMB members. GMB provide backup, representation and advice on every issue related to members life at work.