Over 608,000 working people in the UK have decided to join GMB. 40,000 of them in the last three years alone. GMB is Britain’s quickest growing trade union.

GMB is a campaigning trade union. Its job is to get the best deal for GMB members at work and is committed to building a strong organisation in every GMB workplace an so help make every workplace safer. Whoever you are, wherever you work: joining GMB is the right decision.

GMB wins over £50 million each year for its members who have been injured or made ill at work. This service is free to GMB members as part of their membership package.

GMB members work in every part of the UK economy doing every type of job imaginable. GMB members are men and women, full and part time, young and old and are made up of a wide and diverse cross section of our society.

Every day of the year GMB Workplace Representatives are solving members’ problems and providing expert guidance and advice to members at work on a range of issues including:

  • hours of work
  • pay
  • work life balance
  • job security
  • pensions
  • health & safety
  • legal advice
  • how to deal with bullying and harassment
  • equality at work
  • disciplinary and grievance matters

GMB has almost 20,000 GMB trained Workplace Representatives – members who voluntarily give their time to negotiate, advise and represent work colleagues who are GMB members.

Backing up these GMB Workplace Representatives is a network of full time GMB Organisers and specialists who are experts in theworld of work.

GMB Rates

Full Time – £13.00 per month
Part Time – £7.59 per month
It is the members responsibility to inform the GMB Union Branch of a change of address, job title and contracted hours.

For other rates such as long term sickness, maternity leave and retired life members please contact one of your union representatives for more details.

Please note if you change address, job or contracted hours it is your responsibility to inform the GMB of such a change. British Airways will not pass any of this information onto your union due to data protection. The GMB will be unable to refund any subs paid at the wrong rate due to not being informed of a change of contracted hours. For more information please contact Debbie Lock, Branch Secretary.

You can also switch to Direct Debit payment. Click here to download the easy guide.

How To Join

The quickest and easiest way to join the GMB is by joining online.

You can also join by seeing a GMB rep at Heathrow (click here for a list of the current GMB reps) or by visiting us in our office situated by FMU in Terminal 5.

Our duty rep can be contacted daily (between 9-5) on 07789 610750 or internally 610750 or via the GMB office landline number 020 316 50395.

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