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GMB Office Closure

Dear Member

The GMB offices close for the Christmas period from 2pm Wednesday 23rd December and will reopen on Tuesday 5th January 2021.

If urgent assistance is required, please contact GMB Scotland by email on

Any GMB members who have been asked to attend meetings and require GMB representation, please advise your employer that the meeting will need to be rescheduled to in the new year when GMB offices reopen.

Due to the COVID restrictions meetings will be done virtually via either zoom or microsoft teams.

With the new Tier 4 announcements, we want to take this opportunity to thank you for everything you do and we do hope that you can enjoy the festive period in some way. Stay safe, stay well and look after each other.


Join GMB Scotland online

You can click here to join GMB Scotland online and leave the rest to GMB.

From 1 Oct 2020 

Full time – Grade 1 = £14.57 per month

Part time – Grade 2 = £8.40 per month, GMB members working part-time for 20 hours or less and GMB members under 18 years. If you work in a school please check the current GMB rate with GMB Scotland 0141 332 8641.

Sick and unemployed members = 5p per week.

Retired life members = If a GMB member retires on or after 1 July 2015, they can apply for free retired life membership within three months of no longer paying contributions in line with rules 45 or 46. To qualify, they have to be permanently retired from paid work, be members for at least 5 years and apply in writing to become retired life members of the union.

Apprentices = £2 per month

Non-working Students = £1 per month, Students who are in employment will continue to pay the rate applicable to their employment and hours of work.

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Posted: 23rd December 2020

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