We provide advice, support and representation as well as organising campaigns and negotiating to improve and protect our members pay and terms and conditions of employment.
Anyone in employment has a legal right to be a member of a trade union and to be represented by GMB.
Our branch is solely members who work for Wilko at either DC1 or Head Office, or at one of 36 local stores. We have over 1700 GMB members within our branch, who are represented by the below stewards/safety reps:
Lee Hagen (Despatch – Days), Lee Marsden (300s/800s – Days), Wilbur Lawrence (Inwards – Nights), Theresa Hagen (Eaches – Days), Brian Gribbin (Despatch/Recycling – Days), Mick Newton (Dock 1 – Days), Rob Morley (CPA1 – Days), Ian Thorpe (Picking – Nights), Daryl White (Dock 2 – Days), Paul Parry (Inwards – Nights), Alan Dooley (Despatch/Recycling – Nights), Fred Speed (Dock 3/Replen – Days), Monika Winniczuk (CPA2 – Days), Neil Sanders (Management)
Keith Espin (Driffield), Angie Ellis (Barnsley), Mohammed Shamsuddin (Bradford), Sharon Shaw (Wombwell), Claire Jardine (Selby), Lisa Sheard (Dewsbury), Paul Knagg (Huddersfield), Paul Greasley (Clowne)
The branch is supported by a number of postholders who maintain membership records and finances, and support with specific groups of members who may be experiencing difficulties. These are named below:
Branch Secretary – Lee Marsden
Branch President – Robert Morley
DC / HO Convenor – Lee Hagen
Retail Convenor – Keith Espin
Equality Officer – Clayton Tindle
Youth Officer – Roger Eagle
Branch Auditors – Jackie Bromage & Clayton Tindle
Branch Committee – Theresa Hagen, Paul Matthams, Andrew Robb, Leonard Prior + 1 TBC
Branch ULRs – Andrius Vigelis & Clayton Tindle