• UNISON has more than 1.3 million members and activists, making us one of Europe’s largest unions
  • More than 70% of our members are women
  • UNISON is spread over 12 UK regions
  • There are more than 1,000 UNISON branches around the UK

UNISON represents and acts for members working in a range of public services and utilities. We represent members; we negotiate with employers on behalf of members and campaign for better working conditions and pay and for public services.

One of UNISON’s main aims is to help workers fight for fairness and equality in the workplaces and beyond. Challenging discrimination and winning equality is at the heart of everything UNISON does.

You can read more about all aspects of what we do if you follow this link https://www.unison.org.uk/about/

How we work

Our members work in the public services, for private contractors and third sector employers providing public services and for utility companies. When you join you become a member of a UNISON branch, these are run by our volunteer activists and we rely on them for much of the support we offer to members. Without them […]

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The union is overseen by an elected national executive council of ordinary members of the union and the union is answerable to all our members. UNISON’s rules govern the way the union runs and how various parts of the union, including branches, regions, service groups and membership groups work. They also outline the rights and […]

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