UNISON is Britain and Europe’s biggest public sector union with more than 1.3 million members. Our members are people working in the public services, for private contractors providing public services and in the essential utilities.

They include frontline staff and managers working full or part time in local authorities, the NHS, the police service, colleges and schools, the electricity, gas and water industries, transport and the voluntary sector. Last year UNISON recruited 137,000 new members – 375 per day.

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  • Welfare grants are now available

    Welfare grants are now available

    Dear UNISON Member See UNISON There for You newsletter for information regarding Welfare grants that are available from 16th November 2020. Information about phase two of the fund can be found here – https://www.unison.org.uk/get-help/services-support/there-for-you. Do not hesitate to contact your Branch for further information or advice. See Video Clip for more info .  Read More »
  • Working from home due to coronavirus, even for a day? Claim a year’s worth of tax relief!!

    Working from home due to coronavirus, even for a day? Claim a year’s worth of tax relief!!

    Required to work from home even for ONE DAY since 6 April? You can claim tax relief for the WHOLE YEAR – worth £60 or £125. “Claiming working-from-home tax relief has exploded in the last couple of months (possibly pushed by this very blog) so HMRC has just revamped the system, with a brand new […]Read More »
  • Local Organiser Post (6 Months)

    Local Organiser Post (6 Months)

    UNISON  Middlesbrough Local Government Branch Job Brief: Local Organiser (6 month post) Job Description and Person Spec Application Form Employed by UNISON Middlesbrough LG Branch and working across all employers within the branch’s geographical coverage, the successful person will be an enthusiastic and flexible resource for organising at local and regional level. The focus of […]Read More »

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