Trade union facility time

Full time total number (absolute equivalent) of union representatives who devote at least 50 per cent of their time to union activity

Union

FTE, including those funded by the Schools Forum
NUT 4
NASUWT 3
ATL 2
UNISON 7
GMB 3

Number of staff who are union representatives (including general, learning and health and safety representatives)

There are a number of local general stewards whose numbers fluctuate and the time spent on union duties depends on case load. There are also the following representatives who are specifically designated:

  • Health & Safety Representatives = 28 
  • Learning Representatives = 10

Names of all trade unions in the local authority

UNISON, GMB, UCATT, UNITE, BECTU, Community, NUT, NAHT, NASUWT, ATL, ASCL, VOICE, PROSPECT, AEP, RCN, RCM and BMA.

A basic estimate of spending on unions as a total pay bill

(calculated as the number of full time percentage of the equivalent days spent on union activities multiplied by the average salary divided by the total pay bill).

In Bradford this is 0.14% of the Paybill.

Correct as of end January 2015.