Bolton Branch 06450

Second Floor, The HUB, Bold Street, Bolton. BL1 1LS

Tel: 01204 338901 / 02   Email: admin@unisonbolton.org     Website: www.unisonbolton.org

6476

MEMBERSHIP TOTAL

5610

FULL

855

RETIRED

11

UNEMPLOYED/STUDENT/OTHER

127

NUMBER OF STEWARDS

190

NUMBER OF EMPLOYERS

Including: Bolton Council, Bolton at Home, Bolton Cares, Bolton and Sixth Form Colleges, University of Bolton, Mencap and Serco.

 

Political Affiliations: Labour Link

The Branch is affiliated to:

Bolton North East Labour Party

Bolton West Labour Party

Bolton South East Labour Party

ABOUT US

UNISON is one of the UK’s largest trade unions, serving more than 1.3 million members. We represent full-time and part-time staff who provide public services, although they may be employed in both the public and private sectors.

UNISON represents and acts for members working in a range of public services and utilities, whether they’re employed by private companies, public authorities or in the community and voluntary sector. We represent members, negotiate and bargain on their behalf, campaign for better working conditions and pay and for public services. And more besides.

WHY JOIN A TRADE UNION

In workplaces where there are unions, members benefit from the strength and security that comes from working together to tackle problems.

Employees at unionised workplaces earn around 12.5% more than non-unionised workplaces.

The major benefits are:

  • better working conditions such as improved health and safety or pay;
  • training for new skills to help you develop your career;
  • advice on your legal employment rights;
  • advice on finance and problems at work.

Trade unions may also represent their members’ interests outside the workplace. For example, trade unions may lobby the government or the European Union on policies which promote their objectives.

UNISON is one of the UK’s largest trade unions, serving more than 1.3 million members. We represent full-time and part-time staff who provide public services, although they may be employed in both the public and private sectors.

We represent members, negotiate and bargain on their behalf, campaign for better working conditions and pay and for public services.

Recent Posts / View All Posts

An NHS under pressure, underfunded and understaffed

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Responding to the NHS Improvement report on the performance of the NHS in England in 2017-18 published today (Thursday), UNISON deputy head of health Helga Pile said: “Under pressure, underfunded…

Blog: A person so clearly full of compassion treated with so little compassion

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A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to meet Michael Braithwaite – a public servant, a Windrush child and a UNISON member. Michael has been through more in recent…

Unions welcome Association of Colleges’ U-turn on pay talks

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The University and College Union (UCU) and UNISON have today (Tuesday) welcomed a U-turn from the Association of Colleges (AoC) over pay talks for staff in further education. At the…

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