Join the Guinness Staff Union

We invite you to join the Guinness Staff Union and become part of the biggest Trade Union in Diageo in Ireland.

The GSU has a long tradition and track record of representing our members collectively on a wide range of work related matters. We have a recognition agreement with the Company that entitles the Union to negotiate on Pay benefits and Pensions for staff grades in the Company in Ireland.

We are affiliated to The Irish Congress of Trade Unions and we have also got an affiliation agreement with SIPTU that ensures the Union has sufficient resources to represent members on collective and individual issues. All queries are in the strictest confidence We are all stronger Together so Join the GSU Today.

The GSU  is committed to the General Data Protection Regulations 2018, and aims to maintain consistently high standards in protecting and securing all of your personal information.  You can view our privacy policy by clicking on the relevant button which is under the article about the privacy policy on this website.

Click on the application form below fill it in and send to :

Thank you.

Jason Palmer 

General Secretary.


New General Secretary for The Guinness Staff Union.

Jason Palmer has replaced Mick Browne as the General Secretary of The GSU .

Mick retired in October after over 40 years service to the Trade Union movement. The GSU on behalf of all members wish Mick a long and happy retirement . Mick has guided the Union through a difficult period following the retirement of the General Secretary of the GSU in October 2020.

Jason come to the GSU with a wealth of experience as a Trade Union Official and has extensive experience in representing Union members in a wide range of companies and organisations throughout Ireland.


Jason has written to all members and a copy of his message is attached here for members to read. Just click on the line below to open Jason’s letter.

To Contact Jason : Mobile: 087 062 5634  E-Mail:


GSU Introduction Letter