Martin Smith, GMB National Organiser
Martin started as a community organiser for Battersea and Wandsworth TUC in the mid 1990s before helping set up and run the TUC Organising Academy. As National Organiser for GMB since 2005 Martin has helped the unions substantial growth - building membership under Tory, Labour and Coalition governments and in times of both boom and bust.
20 September 2016
By Martin Smith, GMB National Organiser
The labour market faces massive changes in the next ten years – laying down a challenge to the trade union and labour movement to adapt to the new needs and aspirations of working people by developing new forms of collective organisation, campaigning and action.