About us

Members at Cornwall UNISON Local Government Branch are people working in the public services, or for private contractors providing public services.

They include staff working full or part time in local authorities, the NHS and the voluntary sector. Employers include – Cornwall Council, Cory, Cormac, Biffa, Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL), Cornwall Care, Cornwall Housing, Coastline Housing, DCH, Mencap as well as Spectrum.

We also represent several college’s and academies including Cornwall College, Truro and Penwith College along with various other academies and schools.

We negotiate on behalf of our members for better pay and conditions, help individuals in trouble and campaign for a safer, fairer society.

UNISON is Britain’s biggest union, representing more than 1.3 million members across the UK’s public services.

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Latest News


Have you seen the new advertising on some of Cornwall's buses? Well we are please to announce we have started advertising on the Truro Park and Ride buses. Here at UNISON Cornwall we want to get our name further out into your workplace. And we thought what better way...

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Retired Members Day Out at Wheal Martyn Museum

In July, a group of Retired Members from  UNISON Cornwall branch enjoyed a day out at Wheal Martyn Museum near Par.  The weather was fine and sunny but not too hot, and the group had a very knowledgeable and friendly guide who had worked at the Quarry for around 30...

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School Uniform Grant

UNISON is once more launching a scheme to help members on low incomes deal with the cost of buying school uniforms. Families living on a low income with children struggle constantly to make ends meet - and this can be particularly acute before...

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Woman’s Day with UNISON

Our two women's officer Norma Gyver-Cole and Michelle Cooper have organised a Women's day with UNISON. It is a great opportunity if your a women and just want to have a chat and general support and issues affecting you in your workplace. Please click on this link for...

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Women’s National Conference

Recently 2 of our branch executive's Norma Guyver-Cole and Michelle Cooper went to the National Women's Conference in the amazing city of Liverpool. It was their first conference and also first time at speaking. They did an amazing job and highlighted various issues...

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UNISON Local Government Cornwall Branch AGM

It's that time of year again and the AGM's (Annual General Meetings) are due to take place at various location throughout Cornwall at the beginning of March. They are a fantastic chance to find out what UNISON Cornwall LG are doing for you as our members, including...

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