Who are we?

Tower Hamlets UNISON ( local government branch) is the largest trade union in Tower Hamlets.  It is a fighting and campaigning trade union branch  with over 3000 members who provide public services employed both in the public and private sectors. This includes schools and social landlords.

 Tower Hamlets UNISON represents members, negotiates and  bargains on their behalf and campaigns for better working conditions and pay. We organise and campaign alongside  residents to defend  local public services against cuts, closures and privatisation.

 Locally we have a team of dedicated and trained stewards who can advise and represent members of all grades when they face a problem at work . We work with the council and other local employers to promote good workplace practice. We lobby and challenge employers to make changes when improvements need to happen. We are  committed to achieving equality  in our workplaces, in our union, in our borough and across society.

The east end of London has a rich and inspiring history of working class solidarity, anti-racism protest and social justice campaigning that goes back over a hundred years. It is in this proud tradition that Tower Hamlets UNISON stands.


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