union for life

At work

How we support members at work

group of peopleAdvising and supporting members at work is a fundamental part of what we do.

It's part of our day-to-day work to:

  • ensure that members are aware of their employment rights
  • handle individual grievance and disciplinary cases
  • take major legal cases on behalf of large numbers of staff
  • negotiate pay and conditions
  • promote members' health, safety and wellbeing
  • protect their pensions
  • support and promote their career development
  • ensure equality of opportunity
  • seek to make positive changes to the quality of their working lives.