UNISON is one of the largest trade unions in both the UK and Europe, serving more than 1.3 million members. We represent full-time and part-time staff who provide public services in both the public and private sector.
Most people will join a union because they recognise the protection that this will give them at work, whether that is help with pay and conditions, health and safety in the workplace, legal issues or workplace representation when they need it.
Here at UNISON St Helens we pride ourselves on giving our members the best help we can by using our network of workplace stewards as well as our highly experienced branch based convenors. All our workplace stewards and convenors are externally TUC trained and receive regular refresher training. We have a team of dedicated administrative staff that ensure the branch is effectively managed. All branch staff, officers and stewards are backed up by our regional and national resources.
As well as representing our members on a daily basis, UNISON St Helens has been successful in winning a number of high profile employment cases that have been of great benefit to members.
Anyone can face problems at work every now and then but as a member of UNISON, you don't have to face them alone.
Are you worried about the rising cost of winter bills? UNISON has set up a limited fund for members on low incomes by way of a one-off payment of up to £50. For more details and to download an application form, click below.Learn More
We would like to formally invite all our members to the branch AGM for 2017. The meeting is on Tuesday 7 March 2017 at the Theatre Royal, St Helens with doors open at 4,30. As usual there will be prizes on offer, see below for further details.Learn More
We would like to invite care home workers to join us for a coffee and share your experiences of working within this sector. Members and non-members are welcome. We are running meetings in Liverpool and St Helens. See below for more details.Learn More
Our Branch Officers and Stewards are committed to making sure you receive the best service from us at all times. We want you to be able to locate and contact the right people when you need them. Find out who is who below.Learn More
As part of your membership we ensure that you receive help and advice on the legal issues that might affect you. Click below to find out more about the legal services you and your family are entitled to and how to access them.Learn More
There are many ways you can join us. You can join online or by downloading or requesting a form. We have different levels of membership starting from as little as £1.30 per month. We also have an active retired membership. Click below to find out more.Learn More
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