About the branch

Welcome to UNISON, our trade union. We support and protect almost 1.3 million working people and offer a huge range of benefits to our members.

South Tyneside Local Government Branch has members working at South Tyneside Council, its partners and contractors. The Branch also represents support Staff at South Tyneside College and at our 50 schools in the Borough.

We have members in the Community and Voluntary Sector and in the private care sector. In total there are over 3,200 working members in the Branch and over 400 retired members. We also have unemployed and student members.

You can find a list of branch roles here, but don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or would like to get involved.

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