Democratic rights: All members elect their workplace reps, branch officers and central union officers
Full legal protection: Members get full legal coverage after the second month of membership (Cases can be brought in the first two months of membership if the member pays a £50 surcharge, £100 for private hire license cases). The legal department will not handle cases that pre-date the member's joining date.
Campaigning rights: Want to transform your workplace? Members can organise and lead their own campaigns in their workplace with the support of IWGB officers
English classes: Members have the right to free English classes
Trade union training: The IWGB regularly runs training sessions on legal rights, organising and other vital skills
All members must abide by the IWGB's code of conduct.
Drop the memberships team a line using the contact form to find out if you can join the IWGB.
We'll let you know which fee applies to you before you set up your payment.