Private contractors

UNISON private contractor members include hospital cleaners, care workers, administration officers, school meals staff and call centre workers.

For more than 20 years, UNISON’s private contractors unit has been campaigning for equal pay and fair conditions for workers in private companies working in the public sector.

Carillion liquidation – what UNISON is doing for members

The sudden liquidation of Carillion sent shockwaves across our union, with hundreds of our members suddenly fearful for their jobs, their pensions and their livelihoods.  Find out what we’re doing to help you if you work for them.

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Our private contractor members include hospital cleaners, care workers, administration officers, school meals staff and call centre workers. If you work for a private contractor that delivers public services, you are likely to be eligible to join UNISON.

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