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RECRUIT A NEW MEMBER CASHBACK OFFER

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It pays to be in a union.  Not only do you get the protection you would expect but now you get cashback too.

We are offering our branch members the opportunity to receive a £15 cashback  to recruit a new member to our branch and the great news is the new member we will also receive the £15 cashback offer.  Its a win win  situation which will make our branch stronger.  Start recruiting now in your area.

Print out a membership form

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BRANCH AGM HELD ON 16 MARCH 2015

The Branch Committee would like to thank members who were able to attend the AGM.

Guest speakers; Oliver Coppard Labour Candidate for Sheffield Hallam Constituency and Leoni Sharp UNISON Regional Officer addressed members.

Prior to the AGM business a networking lunch was held which gave members the opportunity to chat to branch officers, stewards and workplace representatives.

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REMINDER THAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Members are entitled to free initial legal advice directly from our lawyers on any matter that is not related to work.

This service entitles members to a 30-minute telephone interview or a letter containing advice.

Call UNISONdirect  0800 0 857 857

Or freephone textphone  0800 0 967 968

Lines are open: 6am-midnight  Monday to Friday  9am-4pm Saturdays

www.unison.org.uk/for-members/legal-services/for-you-and-your-family/

HAVING A UNION REP CAN BOOST JOB QUALITY

‘Collective voice’ linked to improved employee well-being
Having a union representative in the workplace can reduce employees’ stress levels, improve their work-life balance, and increase their well-being overall, according to academic research.
The paper, Union representation, collective voice and job quality: an analysis of a survey of union members in the UK finance sector, showed that respondents’ perceptions of job quality were more favourable in organisations where an onsite representative was present. Continue reading HAVING A UNION REP CAN BOOST JOB QUALITY