Contribution Rates

How much will my Unite Membership Cost?

View Contribution rates for Republic of Ireland

  • No 1 Choice Enhanced

  • Basic

  • Special Rates

Full time

Working more than 21 hours per week

Only £16.25 per month

Our most popular membership, includes valuable protection for both you and your family.

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Part time

Working 21 hours or less per week

Only £9.45 per month

Our most popular membership, includes valuable protection for both you and your family.

*Please note if you join on a part time subscription rate benefits will be reduced by 50%

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Enhanced Member Benefits

  • Unite legal services
  • Legal helpline
  • Dispute or lock out benefit £50 per day
  • Funeral benefit up to £1,000
  • Fatal accident benefit up to £50,000
  • Sickness benefit up to £25 per week for up to 51 weeks
  • Maternity and adoption benefit £10 per week for up to 39 weeks
  • Paternity benefit £15 per week for up to 2 weeks
  • Permanent disability benefit due to an accident up to £25,000
  • Loss of limb/eye/digit benefit due to an accident up to £10,000
  • Convalescence up to 2 weeks stay at The View Hotel Eastbourne

Full time

Working more than 21 hours per week

Only £14.95 per month

Our basic membership plan. No additional protection.

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Part time

Working 21 hours or less per week

Only £8.80 per month

Our basic membership plan. No additional protection.

*Please note if you join on a part time subscription rate benefits will be reduced by 50%

Join now

BASIC MEMBER BENEFITS

  • Unite legal services
  • Legal helpline
  • Dispute or lock out benefit £50 per day
  • Discounted stay at The View Hotel Eastbourne
  • Funeral benefit up to £500
  • Fatal accident benefit up to £10,000

Low pay

Earn £18,000 or less

From only £9.32 per month

For members earning below the Living Wage (£9.00 p/h outside London, £10.55 p/h inside London) and below £350 net p/w or members earning less than £18,000 p/y

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Unwaged

Community, full time education, retired members plus and back to work memberships

£0.55p per week or £2.38 per month

 

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Apprentice

Certified apprenticeship programme employee

From only: £3.25 per month

 

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Special rates benefits

  • Unite legal services
  • Legal helpline
  • Discounted stay at The View Hotel Eastbourne

POLITICAL CAMPAIGNING

Unite fights for our members’ interests through political and industrial campaigning on issues affecting you – from pay, pensions, and broader workplace rights to housing, equality issues and our NHS.

If you would like to be part of this, it costs just 10p a week on top of the rates above.

DRIVER CARE

Driver Care provides specially tailored cover should your driving licence be permanently revoked due to injury, disability, illness poor eye-sight or assault. Personal Accident and Assault Cover is also included. Driver Care is only £1.10 extra per week.

Our Aim

Is to get the best terms and conditions of service the advice and support, on any matter, you may need related to your job.

Unite Legal And Benefits

As a member of Unite you have access to a great range of benefits and services.

  • Unite Legal Services
  • Unite Home Insurance
  • Unite Personal Financial Review
  • Unite Life Insurance
  • Unite Motor Insurance
  • Driver Care
  • Unite Mortgages
  • Unite Lottery
  • Unite Credit Union Service
  • Unite Property Services
  • Unite Prepaid Debit Card

Unite Legal Services

One of the key reasons to join Unite is access to quality legal services. We believe that the range and quality of the services provided by our solicitors is
the best available to trade union members in the UK, and most of them are free. These include:

  • Employment Advice - make sure you represent at work
  • Legal Helpline – advice on any legal issue
  • Low Cost Conveyancing – saving you money
  • Personal Injury – you keep 100% of compensation
    awarded
  • Free Will – available after 13 weeks membership
  • Clinical Negligence – expert advice and
    representation

Affiliated Services

Part of what makes Unite membership so
worthwhile is the range of benefits and services we have negotiated on our members’ behalf.

Because of Unite’s size, we are able to arrange special, exclusive terms with leading companies which helps deliver great savings for Unite members.

Indeed members who use these products and services could easily save an amount that is greater than their annual Unite subscription.

New products are continually being added to the portfolio so make sure you visit our website to see what’s available.

Contribution Rates Republic of Ireland

How much will my Unite Membership Cost?

  • No 1 Choice Enhanced

  • Basic

  • Special rates

Full time

Working more than 21 hours per week

Only 19.93 per month

Our most popular membership, includes valuable protection for both you and your family.

Join now

Part time

Working 21 hours or less per week

Only €11.49 per month

Our most popular membership, includes valuable protection for both you and your family.

*Please note if you join on a part time subscription rate benefits will be reduced by 50%

Join now

Enhanced Member Benefits

  • Unite legal services
  • Legal helpline
  • Dispute or lock out benefit €55 per day
  • Funeral benefit up to €1,080
  • Fatal accident benefit up to €55,000
  • Sickness benefit up to €30 per week for up to 51 weeks
  • Maternity and adoption benefit €12 per week for up to 39 weeks
  • Paternity benefit €18 per week for up to 2 weeks
  • Permanent disability benefit due to an accident up to €30,000
  • Loss of limb/eye/digit benefit due to an accident up to €12,500
  • Convalescence up to 2 weeks stay at The View Hotel Eastbourne

Full time

Working more than 21 hours per week

Only €18.20 per month

Our basic membership plan. No additional protection.

Join now

Part time

Working 21 hours or less per week

Only €10.62 per month

Our basic membership plan. No additional protection.

*Please note if you join on a part time subscription rate benefits will be reduced by 50%

Join now

BASIC MEMBER BENEFITS

  • Unite legal services
  • Legal helpline
  • Dispute or lock out benefit €55 per day
  • Discounted stay at The View Hotel Eastbourne
  • Funeral benefit up to €540
  • Fatal accident benefit up to €10,000

Low pay

Earn €20,000 or less

From only €11.48 per month

For members earning below the Living Wage (currently €12.30 p/h) and below €375 net p/w or members earning less than €20,000 p/y

Join now

Unwaged

Community, full time education, retired members plus and back to work memberships

From only €2.82 per month

 

Join now

Apprentice

Certified apprenticeship programme employee

From only: €3.90 per month
Join now

Special rates benefits

  • Unite legal services
  • Legal helpline
  • Dispute or lock out benefit €55 per day
  • Discounted stay at The View Hotel Eastbourne

Our Aim

Is to get the best terms and conditions of service the advice and support, on any matter, you may need related to your job.

Unite Legal And Benefits

As a member of Unite you have access to a great range of benefits and services.

  • Unite Legal Services
  • Unite Life Insurance
  • Unite Home Insurance 
  • Unite Motor Insurance
  • Unite Personal Financial Review

10 good reasons why you should join Unite

1. You can earn more - trade union members earn, on average 10 percent more than non members.

2. You could get more holiday - unions are the people that brought you the weekend. Unite campaigns to protect your holiday entitlements.

3. You can get a better deal - Unite negotiates terms of maternity or paternity leave, pensions, and redundancy winning you more that the legal minimum.

4. You are less likely to be injured - there are 50 percent fewer accidents in unionised workplaces. Unite works to ensure employers protect employees from risks to their health and safety.

5. Support whenever you need it - Unite gives free advice, support and legal representation to all its members so they never have to face problems alone.

6. In or out of work, there is a place for you - Unite Community offers a place for all those out of work, studying or retired, meaning that you are always part of something bigger.

7. You get more - and better - training - union members are more likely to get on with better training and development. Unite has fully trained learning reps to help you update your skills.

8. You can get better compensation - last year Unite Legal Services secured tens of thousands of euros in damages for Unite members and their families.

9. Better job security - train union members are more likely to stay in their jobs longer - on average, five years more than non-members.

10. Being part of the fight for fairness - from defending our vital public services to fighting for decent homes to campaigning against discrimination.

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