Trade Unions

The Council supports the process of collective bargaining and promotes the development of employee relations through consultation, negotiation and agreement. For practical purposes this can only be conducted by representatives of the employers and employees. The Council respects your right to be a member of a trade union of your choice.
The following Trade Unions are recognised by the Council for collective bargaining purposes:

  • UNISON- Please click here for the UNISON membership form
  • GMB – Please click here for the GMB membership form
  • UNITE – Please click here for the UNITE membership form