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Why not join us?

Essential coverMost people join a union because they want protection at work – help with pay and conditions of service, legal or health and safety advice or representation in case things go wrong at work. That’s what we’re here for. UNISON negotiates on pay and working conditions at every level – local, regional and national.

Being a UNISON member gives you a huge range of benefits, including:

  • Unrivalled protection and representation at work
  • Help with pay and conditions of service
  • Health and safety guidance and support
  • Confidential welfare services for you and your dependents in difficult times
  • Excellent legal services including free help with work problems and legal support for members and their families
  • Pensions advice
  • A special hotline, UNISONdirect, for help and advice on workplace issues
  • Online employment and workplace advice
  • Education and training advice and courses, leading to vocational and professional qualifications
  • Cash benefits for accidents and injuries at work.

With more than 1.3 million members working across the public services, being a member of UNISON means you have Britain’s biggest trade union behind you.

Click here to join UNISON online.

Or, contact the Resource Centre on 01224 620624 for an application form and send it to
Aberdeenshire UNISON,
Area Resource centre,
7 Alford Place,
Aberdeen, AB10 1YD

Or E-mail using our contact form

Alternatively speak to a local steward or contact.

UNISON also offers you:

  • Excellent legal services in the home as well as at work.
  • A colour magazine sent to your home four times a year;
  • A fortnightly newspaper for our stewards and activists and a full range of publicity.
  • Pensions advice
  • Membership benefits.