Nottingham City UNISON supports members working in over 260 different employers primarily based within Nottingham City. We represent members working within Nottingham City Council, Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham Revenue & Benefits, Schools and Academies and the Private, Voluntary and Independent Sector. 


Full Members

UNISON helps its members resolve problems or issues related to work and home.

Whether you are being bullied, want to find out more about your rights to flexible working or need help with your finances, UNISON can offer you confidential advice.

UNISON can help you in many ways, both at work and at home. If you are not sure who you should contact for help please visit  help and support services 

To find out who your local representative is – please see our Branch Directory

Retired Members

We have an active Retired Members Section who meet bi-monthly at the New Mechanics on North Sherwood Street. 

UNISON retired members receive membership benefits which can save them money on a wide range of services. UNISONdirect is also available to retired members, which provides access to membership services and benefits, including legal services and welfare. Legal services include a free will service and fixed cost conveyancing among other things. Further information is available at

Becoming a retired member of UNISON
If you have been a UNISON member for at least two years on the day you retire and you will be either getting a pension or have reached pension age, and will not be taking further paid employment you can become a retired member.  

How much does it cost?
Retired Membership costs just £15.00 for life long membership.

Please contact the branch office at or call 8762441 for an Application Form.

Unemployed Membership

If you are made redundant, dismissed from your job or sign a comprise agreement prior to dismissal, you are eligible to become an unemployed member with UNISON.

This means that your membership with UNISON will be continuous should you get another job and then wish to re-join.  Also you continue to receive benefits from UNISON; further information is available at the following website:

You can be an Unemployed Member for up to 2 years for a fee of £4 per year, providing you remain unemployed.  Please contact the branch at or call 8762441 for further information.

Young Members

UNISON has around 63,000 young members. If you are a UNISON member age 30 years of age or under you are automatically entitled to participate as a young member. Why not get involved and help us campaign for the issues affecting young workers.

Visit the UNISON National Website for further information. Young Members