Welcome to UNISON’s website for Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Branch. We have over 4,000 members and our team are committed to getting you the best outcome possible. As a campaigning branch you will see us out in workplaces across the borough, supporting local events and organising to secure the rights of all our members in Rotherham.

School Uniform Grant 2016 - Apply now

School Uniform Grant 2016

UNISON has set up a limited fund to members on low income with school uniform costs by way of a one-off payment of upto £120. Closing date for applications is 15 July 2016.

For more information please read the Q&As and then download the Application Form.

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Branch opening times (trial period) (03/02/14)

Please note the new Branch opening times as from Monday 2 February 2015.  This is for a trial period only and will be reviewed after 3 months.

MONDAY 10:00 HRS – 16:00 HRS
TUESDAY 10:00 HRS – 16:00 HRS
THURSDAY 10:00 HRS – 16:00 HRS
FRIDAY 10:00 HRS – 16:00 HRS


Generous UNISON members help Rotherham foodbank (02/10/14)

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Pic: Joint Branch Secretary Ruth Askwith and Convenor Sharon Cakebread with the food donations

Generous UNISON members help Rotherham foodbank

UNISON members answered the call to help the local foodbank after it was targeted by burglars. The Rotherham foodbank was ransacked and 60% of its food stock was stolen. UNISON held a collection outside Riverside House and was overwhelmed by the response. Members donated enough food to fill 60 bags, which have now been delivered to the foodbank.

Rotherham foodbank provides much needed support to some of the town's most vulnerable families. So far this year, the Foodbank has helped almost 1,500 people in the town, including over 460 children. We are pleased that, through our members' generosity, we have been able to get the foodbank back up and running.


Update your membership details - draw to win £50 vouchers (28/03/14)

For all existing members who update their personal details during March/ April 2014 they will be entered in to a draw to win £50 of ‘M & S’ vouchers.

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Please return completed forms to UNISON Rotherham, Freepost RRJH-AGLL-EKHE, Lawrence House, Downs Row, Rotherham, S60 2HD


Branch Rules and Constitution (25/09/12)

The new Branch Rules and Constitution has been published. You can find it here...


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