Young members equality

UNISON has over 100,000 young members. If you are a UNISON member and aged 30 or under you are automatically entitled to participate as a young member. Why not get involved and help us campaign for the issues affecting young workers.

Our young members group works to encourage recruitment, organisation and participation of young workers. The group also provides a powerful voice for young members and the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge.


UNISON encourages young members to get involved in every level of the organisation. Find out how to get actively involved in campaigning on issues that affect you, and how becoming a member can help progress your career.

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Key issues

This section is about the key issues affecting young members. Each key issue explains the facts behind the issue, what UNISON is doing and how you can get involved. You will also find news articles, useful resources and events.

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    Young members meet as a membership group at branch, regional and national level. Find out what the different groups do and how they are organised.

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      Group structure and contacts

      List of regional contacts. Members can contact their young members’ representative in UNISON branches to discuss any issues that might arise in their workplace.

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