How to get help

If you need help and are a member of UNISON Kirklees Branch you should first talk to your workplace representative (see below). If you still don't know who your local UNISON rep is, get in touch with the branch on the details below.

You can also ring UNISONdirect on 0800 0 857 857, who will help you to make contact with your local rep. (Lines are open 6am-midnight Mon to Fri and 9am-4pm Sat).

Who's who in the Branch

Branch Officers

Kirklees UNISON Branch Officers 2015/16

Nick Ruff

Vice Chairperson
Angela Waller

Branch Secretary
Paul Holmes

Assistant Branch Secretary (Admin)
Cath Kinder

Assistant Branch Secretary (Service Conditions)
Kath McHendry

Health & Safety Officer
Michael Donoghue

Education Officer
Michael Pogson

Branch Treasurer
Howard Redfearn

Assistant Treasurer
Stewart Ashton and Theja Godavitarne

Equality Officer
Orvil Smith/Sabahat Rafiq (Job Share)

Branch Auditor
Angela Green

Social Officer
Tara Delany

Publicity Officer
Paul Holmes

Assistant Publicity Officer
Cath Kinder

International Officer
John Drewery

Welfare Officer
John Drewery

Lifelong Learning Co-ordinator
Michael Pogson

Retired Members' Secretary
Stuart Holland

Young Members Officer
Demetri Johnson


Branch Offices

Kirklees Branch Office pic4, New North Parade,
Tel: 01484 511826

Opening hours
Monday - Thursday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Friday 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

Town Hall
Old Wakefield Road
WF12 8DG
Tel: 01924 438188

Opening hours
Thursday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

How to get to our Huddersfield Office

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How to get to our Dewsbury Office

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Update your details

It's important that you keep us informed of any changes to your details, whether you've changed your name, employer, address or email address. Just call the Branch Office on the numbers above.