About us

UNISON is Britain’s biggest union, representing almost 1.3 million people working in the UK’s public services.

City of Sunderland LG Branch approximately 5500 public service members across Sunderland which includes both frontline staff and managers, working full or part-time in Sunderland City Council, Sunderland College, Gentoo, Care and Support Sunderland, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, North East Autism Society, Academies and Schools and many more. The branch also represents members within the private and voluntary sectors who provide services to the public and we also have a network of retired members.

Why Join UNISON?

Most people join a union because they want protection at work help with pay and conditions of service perhaps, legal or health and safety advice or representation in case things go wrong at work.

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How do I contact the branch?

You can contact the branch by ringing 0191 561 2730 or email us at unison@sunderland.gov.uk.

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Branch Secretary’s Blog

Diane Peacock is UNISON City of Sunderland’s Branch Secretary. She speaks up for members in a variety of situations, campaigns for public services and much more.

Read Diane’s blog for updates on issues the City of Sunderland Branch is working on and information on what’s happening.

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