At UnionLine, we are able to offer advice and legal support on all aspects of employment law and litigation for GMB and CWU members.
Our experienced team of legal advisors and employment lawyers can offer union members the benefit of their expertise when it comes to their rights at work.
Union representatives provide valuable support and assistance on a range of matters relating to employment rights. We will work closely with your local union officials when dealing with your case, to ensure you receive the best possible advice relevant to your individual circumstances.
We can provide advice on a range of employment matters through our dedicated advice line. We are also able to give local support, advice and representation through our panel of specialist law firms, should this be required.
Our employment law service is provided free of charge to GMB and CWU Union members as part of your membership but is only available to active members and is subject to your Union’s rules and our terms and conditions.
Lodging a claim
We are able to assess the merits of employment tribunal cases for members. If successful, your case will then be sent on to one of our local, specialist panel firms to deal with the matter.
We can assess the merits of your claim relating to some of the following matters:
- Unfair dismissal
- Payment issues
- Contract issues
- Working time
We are also able to provide advice if you are entering into a settlement agreement with your employer.