Minutes, reports, accounts, 1982-6.
General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 GMB
- Dates of Creation1982-1986
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union was formed in 1982 by the merger of the General and Municipal Workers' Union and the Amalgamated Society of Boilermakers, Shipwrights, Blacksmiths and Structural Workers. It has since absorbed the Amalgamated Textile Workers' Union in 1985, the North West Lancashire, Durham and Cumbria Textile Workers' Union in 1986, the Greater London Council Staff Association in 1987, the Association of Professional, Executive, Clerical and Computer Staff in 1989, the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers in 1991 and the Furniture, Timber and Allied Trades Union in 1994. In 1987 it adopted the abbreviated title GMB.
Reference: H.A. Clegg, General union in a changing society. Oxford, 1964
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/GMB