Anyone employed in providing public services can join UNISON. That includes people working: in the public services; for private contractors; in the utilities; and in community and voluntary organisations.

Do you want to help us protect public services? See what you can do.

Your right to join a union

The right to join a union is protected by UK law and an employer cannot discriminate against you for joining one.

How much does it cost?

UNISON membership costs less than you might think – rates start at just £1.30 a month. How much you pay for your UNISON membership depends on how much you earn. But all our members get the same representation, support and benefits.

Join online or get an application form

It's easiest to join online at or by calling 0800 171 2194. If you prefer, you can request a form via 01629 582266 or

If there are issues at your workplace, why not get in touch and see if we can help?

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