You have the right to join any Trade Union you wish to; but many employers, including the Home Office, will only speak to certain Trade Unions for things like Pay Negotiations. The ISU formally negotiate pay, terms and conditions for grades AO to SO within Border Force, Enforcement and UKVI. However, we represent the needs and interests of any member regardless of their grade and employer.
We also have a number of members who are at different grades or who work in different areas, or indeed other Government departments. For those members we cannot participate in formal collective bargaining processes but can otherwise offer the full range of membership benefits and services, including personal representation. We frequently represent members in many different locations and roles and will happily support members wherever they might be