Member Benefits

Essential Cover wherever you work

We're the UK's largest public service union, with more than 1.3 million members. Join today and you'll receive our support- with membership costing less than you might think. If you're worried about your job in today's uncertain times, make sure you get our essential cover before you get to work. Find out More >

Essential Cover at work 

Membership of UNISON  provides you with advice, support and assistance in the workplace. Our local teams of advisers, legal experts and experienced negotiators will provide you with help at work when you need it most. We can offer:

  • legal advice;
  • training;
  • pay disputes;
  • compensation.
  • and more..

Essential Cover outside work

UNISON’s primary concern is helping and supporting you at work, but we understand that problems outside of work can have a major impact on your work life and may even affect your ability to carry out your job.

UNISON offer a range of services for members and their families to give help beyond the workplace. These include:

Training and new skills

UNISON runs a range of education and training courses that are open to all members. Some of the courses help members improve their general skills, for example when using computers; others help members get back into learning, or to play a more active role in the union. So, whether you want to progress your career or learn for fun, UNISON offers you the chance to achieve this. Find out More >


Exclusive member benefits

UNISON members are entitled to a range of exclusive deals and discounts that we have negotiated with a number of suppliers, to help save you and your family money.

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UNISON Organising Space

Our new social learning site dedicated to connecting and supporting UNISON activists across the country

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