Member benefits: summary

UNISON membership gives you essential cover, wherever you work. Our full range of benefits includes:

Useful Links


Aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations. Provides up-to-date information, independent advice, high quality training and works with employers and employees to solve problems and improve performance

Advice Guide

Online service from the Citizens Advice Bureau, providing practical, reliable, up-to-date information on a wide range of topics, including benefits, housing, employment and debt, consumer and legal issues


The information and services available on the Directgov website are provided by a variety of UK government departments and agencies.

Lifelong Learning

Leading website for the encouragement, promotion and development of lifelong learning. Supported by the Department for Education and Skills

Trades Union Congress 

With more than 70 member unions representing nearly seven million working people from all walks of life, the TUC campaigns for a fair deal at work and for social justice at home and abroad

Health and Safety Executive

Press releases, statistics, publications and many free health and safety leaflets which can be downloaded and printed

The Health Professions Council

UK-wide regulatory body responsible for setting and maintaining standards of professional training, performance and conduct across 13 allied health professions - Employment Tribunals

Employment Tribunals hear claims about matters to do with employment. These include:

  • unfair dismissal
  • redundancy payments and
  • discrimination.
  • Flexible Working refusals

The Employment Tribunals are independent judicial bodies who determine disputes between employers and employees over employment rights. Our website provides information about the tribunal's procedures and gives guidance on how you make or respond to a claim. We also deal with a range of claims relating to wages and other payments. You can get a full list, called a jurisdiction list, from any local tribunal office or the Employment Tribunals public enquiry line on 0845 795 9775.

Claim forms for pursuing employment tribunals can be found by following this link Form ET1