General Unions



The GMB is one of the largest unions in the UK, representing over 600,000 members. Operationally the GMB is broken down into three operational sections: Public Services, Commercial and Manufacturing. Public Services covers all categories of staff working in Local Government, Schools, Universities and the National Health Service. We represent thousands of workers within IT, Security and many professional footballers. The GMB represents people in most areas of manufacturing which still remain in Northern Ireland.

22 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD

Tel : 0044 2073916700

This union is represented on the following Congress Committees:

Services Industrial Professional Technical Union


SIPTU - the Services Industrial Professional and Technical Union : Organising for Fairness at Work and Justice in Society

SIPTU is the largest union in Ireland. It organises and represents working people in a wide variety of grades and in specialist, technical and professional levels in Public, Private and Community Sector employments. SIPTU has an all-Ireland network of full-time union organisers, support staff and voluntary representatives.


Liberty Hall,
Dublin 1
Tel : 01 8586300
Website :

This union is represented on the following Congress Committees:

The Pharmacists Defence Association (PDA)

Old Fire Station
69 Albion Street
B1 3EA



UNITE the Union was formed in May 2007 following a merger between the T&GWU and AMICUS and is currently the largest union in the UK and Ireland with 2million members. It represents members in wide ranging sections of industries including Transport, Public Services, Manufacturing, Finance, Clerical, IT, Agriculture, Construction, Power & Engineering, Aviation, Food, Drink & Tobacco, Health to name but a few.

26-34 Antrim Road
BT15 2AA
Tel : 04890232381
Website :

This union is represented on the following Congress Committees: