Welcome to UNISON, our Trade Union. We support and protect almost 1.3 million working people, with over 10,000 members in the Leeds Local Government Branch and offer a huge range of benefits to our members (if you are not already a member join UNISON now). Our branch is run by a committed group of individuals who believe passionately in public services and the public sector ethos.

National March and Rally 12 May 2018

Step Up Rally

News headlines

Rise Like Lions: Songs, stories and satire - Friday 27th April (25/04/18)
Leeds International Workers Memorial Day - 27th April 2018 (25/04/18)


Leeds International Workers Memorial Day
27th April 2018

Victoria Gardens (outside Art Gallery)
The Headrow, Leeds

Download the flyer here pdf

11.45 Assemble at the International Workers Memorial Stone. Welcome on behalf of Yorkshire & the Humber Regional TUC

12 noon One minutes silence

12.01 Laying of wreaths

12.20 Speakers

  • Judith Blake (Leader of Leeds City Council)
  • Trade Union speakers
  • Hazards Campaign speaker
  • Thompsons Solicitors

12.50 Final words on behalf of Yorkshire & the Humber Regional TUC

Please bring banners and feel free to lay a wreath either as an organisation or an individual

Remember the Dead: Fight for the Living


May Day: TUC May Day March and Rally - Sat 5th May 2018 (25/04/18)
Celebrate 70th anniversary of The Windrush - sign the petition (27/03/18)

We need a commemorative stamp to celebrate 70th anniversary of The Windrush

2018 is the 70th anniversary of Windrush. We would also be grateful if you could share this with your friends, family & work colleagues.

Please share and sign the petition...


AGM 2018: 13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd March 2018 (08/03/18)

AGM Pack 2018 pdf
Including the following...

  • Dates and venues of the AGM meetings
  • AGM Agenda
  • Branch Rule Amendments
  • Motions
  • Branch Finance
  • Annual Report

You can find all the details of the AGM here...

Disabled Members Group Meetings (16/01/18)

UNISON Leeds Local Government Branch,

Monday 30 January 2018, 12.30 to 2.00 p.m.

Room 4, 2nd Floor,
Enterprise House,
12 St. Paul’s Street, LEEDS LS1 2LE.

You can find all the details here - including future dates for meetings
and a Disabled Members Survey

General Financial Surgeries - Wednesday 24th January (09/01/18)
Branch Year End Arrangements - Timetable


Please note the following deadlines which apply to the arrangements for the Annual General Meeting which is to be held during the weeks commencing 12th and 19th March 2018.
Stewards Committee Secretaries should ensure that AGM Motions and Nominations for Branch Officers are included on the Agenda for stewards committee meetings in January.


i) Closing date for motions from stewards/individuals 1 February
to be considered by the AGM

ii) Closing date for AGM motions to be submitted to 1 February
the Branch Committee

To be taken at 14th February Branch Committee. Motions to be submitted in writing to Branch Office, with names of proposer and seconder.

Please make it clear whether the motion is to be submitted direct to the AGM, or whether it is intended that it be endorsed and submitted in the name of the Branch Committee.


Each Stewards Committee represented in the Branch or any two members shall be entitled to nominate candidates for each of the following offices.

The Branch Officer posts to be elected by the AGM are:

Branch Chairperson
Branch Vice Chairperson
Branch Secretary
Assistant Branch Secretary
Branch Treasurer
Assistant Branch Treasurer
Affiliated Political Fund Officer
Welfare Secretary
Education Co-ordinator
Health & Safety Officer
Equality Officer
Publicity Officer
Membership Services Officer
Young Members Officer
International Officer
Lifelong Learning Co-ordinator

In addition the AGM will appoint the following having received nominations submitted by the Branch Committee:

Branch Auditors (2)
Branch Superannuation Adviser

Closing date for all nominations: 1 February

Liz Bailey & Martyn Walker
Joint Branch Secretaries

Get Help Staying Warm This Winter (5/12/17)

Winter Fuel Grant

With rising fuel costs and another cold winter many members are worried about how they’re going to pay this year’s winter fuel bills. Help is on hand.

“There for You” has set up a limited fund to help UNISON members on low income by way of a one-off payment of up to £50.

To apply just download the Winter Fuel Grant application form and Q&A leaflet and return by 16 February 2018.

UNISON Leeds LG Disabled Members Group Meeting: 30 Jan 2017 (23/11/18)

UNISON Leeds Local Government Branch,

Monday 30 January 2018, 12.30 to 2.00 p.m.
Room 4, 2nd Floor,
Enterprise House,
12 St. Paul’s Street, LEEDS LS1 2LE.

You can download the agenda here... pdf


Foundation Consultation Ballot Result - What next? (14/08/17)


Resources & Housing Members Bulletins
Schools Bulletins
Pensions Bulletins

Foundation Bulletins




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