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Thousands of UNISON members work in the energy sector, carrying out vital jobs in both the electricity and gas industries.

Our energy service group supports members facing issues at work and works to improve pay and conditions. We also campaign on energy related matters which impact the wider community, such as fuel poverty, sustainable and renewable supply and environmental safeguards.


Energy service group members include employees from call centres, billing and data processing, human resources, facilities management, procurement and logistics, meter reading, inspection services and more. Find out how the service group works and how to get involved.

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COVID-19 advice for energy workers

This page provides advice for workers in the energy sector and in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak. UNISON has throughout the COVID pandemic been in ongoing negotiations with energy employers and has sought and in many cases secured agreements on measures to protect staff and manage any specific issues. We have also been involved in regular […]

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Key issues

This section is about the key issues affecting people employed in the energy sector. 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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