Send us a #HeartUnions message this Valentine’s Day

From winning the minimum wage to fighting racial discrimination in the workplace, there are many reasons to love unions in general and UNISON in particular, and we want to find out yours.

This year we’ll be celebrating #HeartUnions Week a little differently: we want to amplify your stories on social media. This way, we can continue to conversations you have in your workplaces and communities about trade unions.

Taking part is simple. There are three options, depending on how much capacity you and your branch have to participate. Using the form below, you can write a message, upload a photo, or share a short video. With your permission, we’ll use this content on our social media channels during #HeartUnions Week (12-18 February 2024).

You can enter in an individual member or as part of your branch.

Here are some ideas below, but feel free to get creative!

Written message

Provide us with a maximum of 50 words on why you love UNISON. It could be a historical win, a story from your branch, or a memory of a trade unionist who helped or inspired you.


Upload a photo of you and your branch celebrating UNISON – this could be when you’re all together at your AGM, at a demo, or on a picket line. Here are some #HeartUnions UNISON branded designs you could print out and use.


Record a short video message (30 seconds – 1 minute) talking about why you love UNISON.

Tell us what you love about UNISON!