Cumbria Demands Better

Everything’s going up but our wages. Government is doing nothing
while living standards plummet, companies like P&O unashamedly
break employment laws and our public services run on empty. Working
people across Cumbria have had enough.
Join union leaders, workers and the community to hear about the
movement’s latest campaigns and discuss how we come together to
fight the cost-of-living crisis.

UNISON’s Award Winning Legal Team

UNISON is proud to have an award winning legal team fighting for our Members and are proud that our Legal Officer, Shantha David has been named one of the Lawyer Hot 100 Lawyers of the Year 2020. The Lawyer Hot 100 recognises the most daring, innovative and creative lawyers from in-house, private practice and the […]

Zero Hours Doesn’t Mean Zero Rights

Zero hours doesn’t mean zero rights – that’s the message from Britain’s biggest Trade Union to Cumbrian workers. With increasing numbers of staff in our care homes, hospitals and social care facing a casualisation of hours after almost a decade of cuts, public service union UNISON are calling on ‘as and when’ workers to get […]

Would you like to be part of UNISON’s team?

Our members are people working in the public services, for private contractors providing public services and essential utilities. Our public services are under major threat. Our members are working under extreme pressure but actively campaigning for services and jobs. The North West Region is currently recruiting 2 Local Fighting Fund Organiser’s to work with our […]

Free Accidental Death Cover

Make the most of your UNISON membership and don’t miss out on your FREE £5,000 of Accidental Death Cover! Cover lasts for 12 months but can be renewed for FREE*. It’s quick and easy and is yet another reason why it pays to be a UNISON Member. REGISTER NOW at www.UNISONProtect.com/ After your application you’ll receive […]

General Data Protection Regulation

UNISON has been updating resources following recent changes to the law on data protection and the earlier changes on the collection of political and campaign funds. This includes updates to all UNISON membership application forms. The previous standard application form has been split into two forms to ensure they are compliant with the new legislation […]

How To Influence Parliament

How can you begin to influence the UK Parliament and get your voice heard? How do you contact your MP?  What does the House of Lords do, and how can you contact them?  What are the different ways in which MP’s and Lords can raise issues on your behalf?  How do we make our laws, […]