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President's Message

“We are proud to honor our founding leaders. Their sacrifices built the foundation for all of the successes we have enjoyed as a Union.”

Celebrating 175 Years

It is with great pride that the GMP celebrates its 175th Anniversary this year. Our roots extend back to 1842, when John Tyler was the tenth President of the United States. Few, if any, American unions can rival the distinguished history and accomplishments of the GMP and its predecessor unions. One extraordinary aspect of our Union’s history is the fact that our leadership and our membership have always acted in unison to fight for better wages, benefits and working conditions. We are of a single mind and single goal. At this moment in our history we are proud to honor our founding leaders: Albert Hughes, Denis Hayes and William Sylvis. Their sacrifices built the foundation for all of the successes we have enjoyed as a Union...

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Check out the many benefits and products available at discounted prices to all GMP members (and retirees) at Union Plus. Established by the AFL-CIO when they created Union Privilege in 1986, Union Plus provides union members and their families with valuable consumer benefits. With Union Plus benefits, your union membership "pays" at work and at home.
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Retiree Trust

We have just updated the "GMP Retiree Trust" information - this is a must read if your are a retired GMP member or are considering retirement soon.
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Featured Employer

Hall-Woolford TankHall-Woolford Tank Company was established in 1854. Considered leaders in their industry, their goal is to continue manufacturing, servicing, installing and inspecting wooden tanks the way it has always been meant; with care, quality and craftsmanship. Multigenerations of tank builders are employed and members of the GMP International Union and originally members of the Coopers Union.

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