union for life

Mission statement

Our mission statement

Promoting and protecting the interests of professionals at work

Representing our members’ interests at work:

  • negotiating their pay and conditions
  • providing personal advice and legal support
  • advancing their careers and job security
  • protecting their health and safety
  • promoting equality and diversity
  • campaigning to influence employers and decision-makers

Strengthening the union:

  • recruiting and organising new members
  • supporting and training our network of elected representatives
  • using our members’ expertise
  • working with other unions, at home and abroad, to promote the rights of workers
  • maintaining a political voice independent of any political party.