Membership Services

Most people join and stay in UNISON to get the best representation and support at work when they need it. But UNISON members also receive superb membership benefits - you could save the cost of your subscription many times over.

 £5000 Free Accidental Death Cover for UK residents aged 18 - 69 

Some other benefits of being a UNISON member

One Unison represents nearly 1.3 million employees across Britain, making us the biggest trade union in the Public Sector.  We only recruit people who work to provide services to the public - so our size and our specialisation mean that we offer strong, professional and effective protection to all our members.
Two UNISON's trained representatives provide free support and advice on any problems you might have at work.
Three UNISON provides professional negotiators to sort out pay and terms and conditions of employment both nationally and locally.
Four UNISON membership brings free legal representation for accidents at work and while travelling to and from work, and free representation on other employment related issues.
Five UNISON also offers free legal advice for domestic and other problems.  UNISON's trained health and safety representatives provide free services to make your workplace safe to be in.
Six UNISON pays benefits to members, including accident and death benefits.
Seven UNISON looks after you.  We provide convalescent facilities at reduced rates, offer financial assistance to members suffering unforeseen hardship, and give free advice on state and welfare benefits.
Eight UNISON provides a wide range of competitive financial services.  These include reduced mortgages, home, car and holiday insurance, road rescue, personal loans, credit cards and financial planning advice.
Nine UNISON offers you a range of education and training courses.  These include courses leading to professional qualifications, GCSE's and vocational qualifications.
Ten  UNISON offers great breakaway holidays through our travel club, as well as our own family holiday centre in Devon.


You can still be UNISON member.  Our branch pays the one-off lifetime membership fee of £15 for you. Further information for Retired Members is available via the national site

For a comprehensive list of the superb offers available please visit the national UNISON website.