Non Members FAQs
Which staff groups does UNISON represent?
UNISON represents all staff in the O&F job family, all APM staff in grades 1 - 3, and Hall Managers.
Why should I Join UNISON?
As a Union recognised by the University, we are invited to participate in collective bargaining, we will contact our members for their views on negotiation. We are here to help with any queries and problems you have at work. In addition, there are many more benefits which UNISON members can access. Your membership of UNISON remains confidential, any questions which are asked on your behalf are made animously you will not be identified in any way.
How much does it cost to be a member?
Member subscriptions vary accordinging to salary. Payment can be takn directly from payroll or a direct debit can be set up.
Current subscription costs can be found on the latest membership form (PDF).
Are UNISON subscriptions taken before or after tax, when taken via payroll?
When subs are taken via payroll, they are taken pre tax.
Do subscriptions have to be paid by payroll?
No, subscriptions can be paid by directly debit.
I have a workplace issue what should I do?
In the first instance contact a steward
who will take brief details on your case, a case form
(PDF) will be sent to you for completion prior to a face to face meeting to dicuss you case in more details, to discuss the outcomes you would like and how the outcomes can be acheived.
My salary has increased / reduced due to a change in hours/grade, will my UNISON subscription change automatically?
If pay your 'subs' via payroll the amount will be changed accordingly. If you pay your 'subs' via direct debit you must notify UNISON of this change.
How do I get in touch with Committee Members?
Committee members can be contacted
via email, directly via their mobile phone or by leaving a message on the UoN Branch of UNISON Office answerphone.