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 38 local stores. We have over 1900 GMB members within our branch, who are represented by the below stewards/safety reps:
Lee Hagen (Despatch – Days), Lee Marsden (300s/800s – Days), Philip Rawson (Engineers), Wilbur Lawrence (Inwards – Nights), Theresa Hagen (Eaches – Days), Brian Gribbin (Despatch/Recycling – Days), Mick Newton (Dock 1 – Days), Rob Morley (CPA1 – Days), Ian Thorpe (CPA2/CPA3 – Nights), Daryl White (Dock 2 – Days), Liam Rafferty (Tote Pick/CPA1 – Nights), Paul Parry (Inwards – 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), Julie Daniels (Selby), Lisa Sheard (Dewsbury), Paul Knagg (Huddersfield)
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 – Philip Rawson
SC / 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 & Robert Morley
Branch ULRs – Andrius Vigelis & Clayton Tindle