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UNISON: With you every step of the way

We’re the UK’s largest public service union, with over 1.3 million members. Join today and you’ll receive our support – with membership costing less than you might think. Before you get to work, get essential cover.

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7 reasons to join UNISON

3 reasons to join UNISON

Each of our 1.3 million members has their own reasons for joining UNISON.

But every one receives our help and support.

Legal Help

For you at work and your family at home

Financial Assistance

And debt advice in times of need


for you and your family


including money off cars and holidays


Our helpline is open until midnight weekdays, and 4pm on Saturdays, closed on Sundays


to help develop your career


we’ll be with you when you need it most

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Join UNISON in just 3 minutes - all you need is your bank details and you’re set.

Got questions?

You can always call us for free to join or find out more about UNISON. We’re open from 6am to midnight on weekdays and 9am to 4pm on Saturdays.

0800 171 2194
0800 171 2194

How much does it cost to join?

Northern Ireland membership rates do not have contributions towards political funds and start from £1.22 a month.
We also offer membership for just £10 a year to students and apprentices.

Annual salary Monthly cost
Up to £2,000 £1.30
£2,001 - £5,000 £3.50
£5,001 - £8,000 £5.30
£8,001 - £11,000 £6.60
£11,001 - £14,000 £7.85
£14,001 - £17,000 £9.70
£17,001 - £20,000 £11.50
£20,001 - £25,000 £14.00
£25,001 - £30,000 £17.25
£30,001 - £35,00 £20.30
Over £35,000 £22.50