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15th December 2015

Christmas Competition Winners Announced!

Christmas TreeThe branch held our prize draw for our fantastic Christmas Competition yesterday and we're pleased to announce we now have our five prize winners for this year.

First prize this year was an amazing top of the range Amazon Kindle Voyage, with FREE 3G and Wi-fi and a £50 Voucher to get their e-book collection started.  Our two second prizes were our ever popular Dinner and a Show for Two vouchers, and our third prizes were our fantastic Silent Night Christmas hampers.


Categories: Members | Benefits | Branch

19th November 2015

Branch Christmas Competition 2015

Kindle Voyage Top PrizeOnce more we are running our fantastic Christmas Competition, which is open to members only for all our current UNISON members at both the Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen.

Prizes this year are an amazing top of the range Amazon Kindle Voyage, with FREE 3G and Wi-fi and a £50 Voucher to get your e-book collection started.  We'll also have our ever popular Dinner and a Show for Two, and Silent Night Christmas hampers.

We will be sending out competition entry forms by post, but it’s just as easy – and faster – to enter online instead:

Don’t leave it too late to send your entry - enter today!

Categories: Members | Benefits | Branch

19th November 2015

Get your 2016 UNISON Diary!

UNISON 2016 DiaryAt this time of year the branch would usually send out the annual diary, however after feedback from last year's AGM this year we've decided that we won't automatically send out diaries.

Instead we'll have some of our snazzy new UNISON 2016 Diaries ready you to pick up from our regular stalls, and your local stewards.  This means that we don't need to order as many diaries this year, so they will be distributed on a "first come, first served basis".


Categories: Members | Benefits | Branch

3rd April 2015

New UNISON Goodies

UNISON goodiesAs you may know, the branch was recently awarded a £1,500 grant to buy new UNISON goodies for new members and curre.  Well a lot of the new things have now started to arrive, so come along to one of our recruitment stalls.  Ask your local steward where the next one is, or contact us online to find out.

Our latest items for new and current members only are:

  • Great quality Americano Mugs with lids
  • Recycled Kafo Mugs - with added sparkle!
  • No batteries required Dynamo Torches
  • New purple Piggy Banks to save the pennies

Plus we'll have other items for anyone to take away, including:

  • New Soft Grip Pens
  • UNISON Badges
  • Essential Cover Beer Mats (you don't have to drink beer of course!)
  • UNISON Coin Key Rings

Make sure you like us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up-to-date on when we're having our stalls.

Categories: Benefits | Information | Members | Recruitment

2nd August 2014

Don't Leave It Too Late!

Did you know that certain membership benefits are subject to a waiting period before you can take advantage of them?

Although we will deal with new members' problems immediately, providing you with advice and support through the local network of stewards and contacts, if the problem is particularly complex, requires legal advice or support, or if it becomes necessary to take a case to an employment tribunal, then you must have been a member for at least four weeks under UNISON's national rules.

So remember, joining and staying in UNISON gives you the full protection of all UNISON's services.

Don't delay - join today!

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