UNISON Rule Book Benefits

Did you know that as a UNISON Member you are entitled to Rule Book Benefits?

Accident Benefit

If you have been in UNISON Membership for at least 4 weeks and have an accident at work, whilst travelling to or from work or upon Union business you are entitled to £4.55 per day, £22.75 per week, or £136.50 up to a maximum of 30 days in any calendar year if you are unable to work by reason of the accident.

Please complete the Accident Benefit Claim Form and send to the Branch Office for authorisation.

Death Benefit

If you have been in UNISON Membership for at least 4 weeks prior to the death, your partner, next of kin or dependent can claim Death Benefit to the sum of:

Completed years of continuous service Amount
Under 5 years £138.50
Over 5 and less than 15 years £277.00
Over 15 and less than 25 years £411.00
Over 25 years £554.00

Please note this must be claimed within 12 months of the death and is only payable to UNISON Members and Ex-Nupe Retired Members.

Please complete the Death Benefit Claim Form and send to the Branch Office for authorisation.

Fatal Accident Benefit

If you have been in UNISON Membership for at least 4 weeks prior to the fatal accident, your partner, next of kin or dependent can claim Fatal Accident Benefit to the sum of:

Completed years of continuous service Amount
Under 5 years £2427.50
Over 5 and less than 15 years £4855.00
Over 15 and less than 25 years £7282.50
Over 25 years £9710.00

Please note the accident must occur whilst at work, travelling to or from work or upon Union business.

Please complete the Fatal Accident Claim Form and send to the Branch Office for authorisation.

Please note that only one Rule Book Benefit will be paid in respect of any one accident, illness or death.  This will be the Rule Book Benefit with the highest monetary value.

For more information on any of the above Rule Book Benefits, please Contact Us.