Can I join a union?

Yes. All workers in the UK are allowed to join a union, and you cannot be discriminated against for being a union member. You do not have to tell your employer if you are a member. Use our Union Finder tool to see which union is relevant to you.

Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.