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Take a look around our website and find out what we’ve been up. You’ll see our latest news, details about events and campaigns. There’s also info about our services and benefits along with available resources.

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We cover the manufacturing and rail industries within and around Derby. Our aim to ensure that all our members get the support they need to ensure better job security, safe working conditions and a better deal all round. Read more.

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We have a range of useful resources, including advice guides for reps and members. They also include other information on topics such as pensions, health and safety, equal opportunities and international work. Read more.

Branch News

  • Unite Executive Council Correspondence - March 2018 - Please click here to read the correspondence received from the National & Regional Committees including resolutions.
  • Unite Executive Council Report - March 2018 - It gives us great pleasure to present our report of the March 2018 Unite EC meeting. Below you'll see a summary of what's covered in the report and you can view the full report by clicking here. Gender Pay Gap Legislation Shared Equity Arrangement Unite Employee Pay Negotiations Hearing Manufacturing Section Report Introduction Manufacturing job losses and industrial strategy Brexit and its effects on manufacturing...

Regional News

  • Union powered pay deal for thousands of energy workers
    6000 workers at Western Power Distribution have secured an inflation beating pay deal of an extra £1260 a year on average for a worker....
  • Castle Cement drivers hail pay deal victory
    About 240 workers have accepted the overall package which will mean an increase of 3.7 per cent from 1 January this year; and for 2019, an increase which could range from 3.4 to 4.4 per cent...

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