About the Branch

UNISON is the UK’s largest union, serving more than 1.3 million members. We represent full-time and part-time staff who provide public services, although they may be employed in both the public and private sectors.

UNISON is Britain’s most effective trade union, representing 1.3 million people working in the UK’s public services. We negotiate better pay and conditions, help individuals in trouble and campaign for a safer, fairer society.

UNISON represents over 5700 staff in Bolton Council, all schools support staff, Bolton College, 6th Form College and Bolton University support staff, Bolton At Home and other housing associations, Bolton Cares and private care companies, Serco Leisure plus a range of other local services and charity & voluntary organisations.

The Branch represents all staff who work for Bolton Council: from refuse and recycling workers to housing officers, library staff to admin and business support workers, environmental health officers to social workers, and all school support workers.