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Membership of our union starts from just £1.30 a month and gives you a huge range of financial, legal and welfare benefits.

Death benefit

Payment ranging from £100 to £440 to a deceased member's partner, dependant(s) or estate, depending on length of membership at the time of death. The deceased must have had at least four weeks’ paid membership before death.

Accident benefit

Payment of up to £18 a week for the period in which you are unable to work because of an accident (subject to maximum of £108 a year). To qualify, you must have had at least four weeks’ paid membership before the accident.

Fatal accident benefit

Payment ranging from £1,925 to £7,700 to a deceased member's partner or dependant(s), depending on length of membership at the time of death. The deceased must have had at least four weeks' paid membership before the fatal accident.

Welfare benefits

Confidential welfare assistance is available in many forms, including:

  • emergency grants;
  • family holidays;
  • help with other special needs;
  • advice on a range of issues.


Application for welfare assistance can be made either through your branch or directly to There for you, our registered charity - call 020 7121 5620.

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