01305 224436 unison@dorsetcc.gov.uk


Welcome to UNISON Dorset Branch

Members at Dorset Branch are people working in public services, schools, and the private sector. 

We negotiate on behalf of our members for better pay and conditions, individual employment issues and campaign for a safer, fairer society.

UNISON is one of Britain’s biggest unions, representing more than 1.3 million members across the UK’s public services.

Across our website you will find informative newsletters, events, and information. 

We are currently working remotely supporting our members and our office at County Hall is closed. 

You can contact us Via email: unison@dorset.cc.gov.uk or call: 01305224436




22 October 2021 – Friday Round Up

Dear Member, It’s been a busy few months for the branch, we have seen a big increase in enquires and cases within Dorset Council, and our representative for our non-core employers has seen a steady increase in cases too, far outreaching the numbers usually seen.  But...

11th Hour Update on Vaccine Mandate in Care Homes

11th Hour Update on Vaccine Mandate in Care Homes From November 2021 there will be a new legal requirement for staff working in care home settings in England to demonstrate proof of COVID- 19 vaccination.  In addition to care home workers, other groups of UNISON...

Lifeboat volunteers are being abused by the far right… for trying to save lives

Lifeboat volunteers are being abused by the far right… for trying to save lives. I can’t believe I need to say this, but apparently it needs saying. The RNLI are heroes and their selfless service around the coast is something we should all be grateful for. This needs...

NJC Pay claim

Dorset Branch Retired Members Group newsletter – June 2021

Dorset Branch Retired Members Group Newsletter

NJC pay claim 20-21

New update about the NJC Pay Claim. Link below. Summary-of-NJC-PAY-CLAIM-2021-22

AGM – Monday 15 March

  Dear Member, Annual General Meeting - 15th March 2021 Please find attached an agenda and supporting papers for the UNISON Dorset Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM) being held on Monday 15 March 2021, in two sessions, 12.30 – 2pm in Microsoft Teams and 4.30 –...

UNISON Dorset Branch Newsletter

Please find attached February's Dorset Branch Newsletter: 210218 Dorset Branch Newsletter

UNISON Dorset Branch AGM – Monday 15 March 2021

Please note that AGM Papers will be available here from Friday 5 March 2021. A reminder that it is our Branch AGM online meeting on Monday 15 March 2021 at 12.30 and 4.30. You can secure a Free ticket through our Eventbrite page for either session:                  ...

UNISON National Executive Council elections 2021

  UNISON National Executive Council elections 2021 The candidates and their seats are listed below, together with their nominations: Seat            Black Members - vote for 2 Female, 1 Male, 1 reserved low paid seat     Black Members Gen April Ashley Black...

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