Steward Information

Below are downloads you may find useful in completing your role as a workplace steward and officer


Workplace stewards are allowed time off from work for training.   Regional Office and the Branch offer courses for activists.  Current courses are listed below, together with application and time off forms.

TRAINING APPLICATION FORM (Must be completed for all training applications)

TIME OFF FORM (Non Lincolnshire County Council) - Time off for courses need to be authorised by your line manager.  Attached is a form for them to approve your time off.

TIME OFF (Lincolnshire County Council employees) - Authorisation for time off needs to be logged on the Agresso System. 

Current Courses

Regional Training Programme - Training courses run by the Regional Office




Expenses can be claimed for attendance at meetings and training events.  Download the form below and return to the Branch Office:

Expenses form


Case form's must be completed when dealing with members issues.  If further support is required from Regional Office or Thompson's Solicitors, then case forms together with supporting documents need to be forwarded to the Branch Secretary to authorise as appropriate.  Please ensure that all information is scanned to our email at so that records can be kept for 6 years to comply with legislation.


Procedure for dealing with casework (Useful guidelines)

Case Enquiry Form - Use this form to keep brief notes on the case - remember all information needs to be emailed to the Branch Office for member files which we are required to keep for 6 years.


Keep in touch with your members by setting up a UNISON notice board.   Please contact the branch on 01522 554910 for a notice board pack if you have not already received one.


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