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If you're under 27 years of age then you can get involved with UNISON's young members. We know that there are many members who are still young at heart, but we have to draw the line somewhere!
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Young workers need UNISON. UNISON needs young members.
If you are not already a member of UNISON we want you to join our winning team.
Why? Because working together means we can:
- make a positive difference to your pay, conditions, and workplace
- support each other when things go wrong at work
- build a more effective union that gets things done
For most of us being a young worker is a fantastic experience - a satisfying job, learning new skills, making money and new friends. Sadly, for many young people it just isn't like that. Low pay, dangerous jobs, harassment, and bullying can make working a nightmare.
- organises to win improved working conditions and pay
- campaigns for better rights, and
- actively challenges harassment, bullying and inequality.
Over 75,000 young workers have already made the decision to join UNISON. They are already making a significant impact in the union's bargaining and campaigning agenda.
(02/05/2013) Yesterday was International Workers Day, and Ryan Jones, Chair of the National Young Members Forum, addressed the Welsh Assembly on young workers.
(24/04/2013) A UNISON survey of young people reveals that just 41% of young people in work feel optimistic about the future – and 93% think the Coalition is not doing anything to help them.
The country’s 17 to 25-year-olds feel so let down that 24% say they will not vote in the next General Election.
Read the full story in the Daily Mirror at http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/youth-failed-more-9-10-1850319