The Professional Drivers Branch of GMB has both Hackney and Private Hire members.
Our branch Covers London, Essex, Herts, Beds, Bucks and also has attached members from smaller outlying towns.
GMB Professional Drivers work includes assistance for Professional drivers.
We have mix of Self Employed and Employed Drivers and Include Small operators within our purview.
Members seek assistance with Operators and Licensing Authorities.
Our Branch also has direct contact with the following.
We campaign on Licencing and Safety Matters.
Our work is ongoing in relation to Legislation and getting our profession the recognition it deserves.
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/self emp. has a legal right to be a member of a trade union and to be represented by GMB.
No business or company can bully any union memebr , you are protected by law.
Collective bargaining via the GMB will give workers strength in negotiation improved pay and working conditions.