Employers encouraged to pay EU workers’ ‘settled status’ fees

UNISON publishes new guidance for branches, and a model letter to public-service employers, as pilot scheme is rolled out across the UK in November, based on employment

UNISON celebrates becoming the UK’s biggest union

Becoming and staying the biggest and the best

Easy Joiner: coming soon to a region near you

A couple of onscreen taps, get your potential recruit to fill in their name and email and just like that, you’ve recruited a new member

Never too big to care

UNISON is proud to be unique among unions in having a dedicated charity, There for You, which supports our members when life gets tough.

Boosting our members’ digital confidence

It’s Get Online Week from 15 to 21 October – as the use of digital technology increases in the workplace, we want members to try one thing online to increase their digital skills and gain digital confidence

16 reasons …

… that people give for not joining a union, and some helpful hints for changing their minds

Order your 2019 UNISON diaries online now

Check out our new online shop and pay online

How to … recruit new members

Like any union, UNISON is only as strong and effective as our members acting together – the more of us there are, the better we are.

Application forms

Order your stocks of the new application forms now – and recycle those old ones lying about the office

Safety reps honoured for ‘going beyond the call of duty’

Margaret Davis and Adrian House named UNISON safety reps of the year

Coming soon: New application forms

Changes to data protection regulations and to the political funds mean the forms have to change from 1 March

Stress: helping branches help our members

The stress epidemic in public services is sadly an all-too-familiar story

NEC vows to continue pay campaign into union’s silver jubilee year

‘All parts of the union are feeling the strain of the austerity agenda’

Reserved (low pay) seat threshold for 2017/18

The cut-off wage for election to reserved (low pay) seats in the union is now £9.94 an hour.

DOCAS and facility time changes brought forward

New DOCAS agreements have to be in place from 10 March 2018 to ensure a “reasonable fee” is paid to public sector employers who deduct union subs directly from members’ wages