Coronavirus Guidance

UNISON are receiving many calls from members concerned about their rights at work in light of the current Coronavirus outbreak, Covid-19. UNISON encourages members to visit the Government website for the most up-to-date guidelines. If you have concerns with your...

Coronavirus – Work Based Q&A’s

As the coronavirus has spread and dominated the news, UNISON has received an increasing number of enquiries on what employers – and members – should do to minimise the risk of infection at this worrying time. The issues and risks will vary depending on the sector you...

Visitors to the Branch Office

Visitors to the Branch   In response to the recent outbreak of Coronavirus in the UK, and in line with Government and Public Health England advice, we have made the following changes:   With immediate effect we have temporarily closed our reception area to visitors.  ...

We won’t look the other way

Domestic abuse takes many forms – physical, emotional, psychological, sexual and financial and it affects victims in the workplace and beyond. We are here to help and support our members. We provide emergency assistance, including financial aid if necessary, through...

Message from Mike Vaughan – Branch Secretary

Staffordshire County Council has asked UNISON to review the current facilities time agreement. This is the agreement which enables Staffordshire UNISON Stewards to spend time supporting County Council union members appropriately with employment issues such as sickness...

Pay Up Now! For Council and School Workers

After ten years of real terms pay cuts, you deserve a decent pay rise. If you’re a council or school worker, make sure you have your say on pay. You can also email your councillor and ask them to support council and school workers pay rise. They can use their...

Flood advice for UNISON Members

In the wake of the recent flooding, UNISON’s charity, There for You, has produced a guide for helpful advice for members. This guides gives practical advice to those who might be and have been affected by flooding, advice on dealing with their insurance company, what...

Personal Injury Settlements

In January, UNISON helped members in the West Midlands receive £119,436 in Personal Injury Settlements. This amounts to approx £1.4 million per year. UNISON provides quality legal services for employment-related and non-work issues at no extra cost to members and...

Retired Members Committee Open Social Meeting

Staffordshire UNISON Retired Members Committee are holding their first ‘Open Social Meeting’. The meeting is on Tuesday 25th February 2020 from 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm  at Staffordshire UNISON, 56 Eastgate Street, Stafford, ST16 2LY. This is an informal meeting open...