Star Steward

Do you have a UNISON Steward, Health and Safety Officer or Workplace Contact that always goes above and beyond? Or maybe you’re one yourself?

We want to hear from you.

Star Steward is a quarterly award that celebrates UNISON Southampton District Branch activists who show a real dedication, commitment and pride in their roles.

The winners will receive a certificate and glass plaque presented at Branch Committee.

To nominate, you just have to email the name of the person you would like to nominate, their workplace, and a short list of reasons why they should win.

Send this information to: with ‘STAR STEWARD’ as the subject. It couldn’t be simpler.

If you do not have a Steward, Workplace Contact of Health and Safety Rep in your workplace, contact us to enquire about becoming one! 



Does your steward:

  • Act as the first point of contact for all members in the workplace?

  • Talk to members about UNISON?

  • Find issues staff have?

  • Offer advice on work issues, and perform casework when needed?

  • Campaign for better working conditions?

  • Recruit and organise new members?

  • Hold regular meetings?

Health and Safety Representative

Does your Health and Safety Rep:

  • Investigate potential hazards?

  • Consult you on working conditions?

  • Lobby your employer to improve safety?

  • Support you with complaints about safety?

  • Recruit new members?

Workplace Contact

Does your Workplace Contact:

  • Share information with colleagues and other UNISON members?

  • Keep noticeboards up to date with UNISON information?

  • Have regular conversations with members in the workplace?

  • Recruit new members?




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