Branch Environmental Officer Vacancy

We have a vacancy for an Environmental Officer with the branch. This voluntary role involves helping co-ordinate the union’s green and environmental agenda in the branch. This is still a new role in many UNISON branches. The job of trade union environmental representative involves representing the workforce in discussions and negotiations regarding the development and […]

NJC Webinar – 16th September 2021

The Branch, the region, and the national NJC Committee have all taken a clear position to REJECT, the 1.75% pay offer. It is an insult to the workers who have kept our schools running and our children safe in this pandemic. Members have already lost in the region of 20% of the value of their […]

We are hiring!

We are looking to recruit a part time Administrative Assistant to carry out a wide range of office duties including preparing and distributing correspondence and paperwork for meetings, dealing with telephone and in person enquiries, processing mail, filing and maintaining the membership database. Previous experience of using the full Microsoft Office package is essential. In […]

Free legal support for you and your family

As a member of UNISON, you and your family have access to specialist legal advice and representation from the UK’s leading trade union law firm. Thompsons Solicitors has been here for you throughout the pandemic and are here for you as normal life begins to resume. Last year, Thompsons secured more than £7.3 million in […]

Budget Planner & Benefits calulator

In these uncertain times it’s good to know that your union has got your back and not just in the workplace. UNISON provides help to its members with financial issues too. Below are are links to a Budget Planner and a Benefits Calculator that can help you and your family make sure you are getting […]

Disabled Members Self Organised Group

Who We Are UNISON’s priorities on disability are led by the union’s own disabled members. We meet as a ‘self organised group – DISABLED MEMBERS SOG’ whose work focuses on helping disabled members fight discrimination, campaign and organising in our workplaces, regional and national levels. This flyer explains all about our our Disabled Members SOG, […]

Being a UNISON steward

Branch Steward Christine Collins talks about becoming a workplace steward and Branch activist, and the challenges she and her colleagues have faced during COVID. If you are interested in getting more involved in UNISON, as a workplace steward, a Branch activist in our campaigns, a member of one of our equalities Self Organised Groups for […]

Bolton UNISON Women’s Group relaunching Friday 9th July

Bolton UNISON is relaunching its regular Branch Women’s meetings, initially via Zoom. The next one takes place on Friday 9th July at 10.30am. All women in the Branch are welcome to come and share their experiences, and look at ways to challenge sexism and achieve equality in the workplace and in wider society. If you’re […]

Bolton’s Andrea to serve as union vice president.

Britain’s largest trade union, UNISON which represents approximately 1.4 million public service workers, has recently announced that Bolton UNISON Branch Secretary, Andrea Egan will serve at the union’s Senior Vice President. The announcement follows UNISON’s National Executive Council elections which saw Andrea re-elected to the union’s executive. At virtual meeting of UNISON’s new national executive […]