Unite at West Lothian Pride 2019



Unite the Union in West Lothian council supporting and sponsoring WLPride 2019  next year will be bigger and better and Unite will  be fully supporting next years event.



Unite is committed to ending harassment  and discrimination of the LGBT+ members at work or in the community and fighting for LGBT Equality

LGBT equality in the workplace continues to be hard-fought for.

Many LGBT workers face harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are raising awareness and campaigning for LGBT equality, and encourage LGBT workers to join and become active in our union and strives to have a fully inclusive and diverse membership who will campaign for LBGT+ equality in the workplace and community.

equality rep


Equalities Reps

If you are Unite member and  are  eligible and interested in becoming a Unite Equalities rep or becoming more active with Unite in West Lothian please contact our reps or the Unite local district office  for more inforamation

More information on equalities

Unite is firmly committed to equality and diversity within our union. We feel the members of our union are a strong representation of the diversity within our communities.

Equal pay and fair treatment both at work and in society is a key priority for our union, and we make it clear that we all have a duty to challenge discrimination, harassment and bullying whenever possible.

Unite acts on behalf of its members and bargains with employers to achieve greater equality and diversity in the workplace. If you are suffering from discrimination, harassment or bullying at work you should contact your shop steward, representative or regional Unite office. All enquiries are treated as confidential.

By joining Unite today, you too can be part of these campaigns and benefit from the support of Britain and Ireland’s biggest union.

A key objective of the union is:
To promote equality at work for all, including actively opposing prejudice and discrimination on grounds of gender, ethnic origin, religion, class, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, caring responsibilities; and to pursue equal pay for work of equal value‘. 

Diana Holland – assistant general secretary
Harish Patel – national officer for equalities
Siobhan Endean – national officer for equalities
Anooshah Farakish – researcher for equalities

Unite Equalities Resource

Click to access union-equality-representatives-handbook-june-2018.pdf




If you are a member and would like to get more involved or have an issue or campaign you wish Unite to campaign on contact your Unite reps today

If you are not yet a member of Unite can you afford not to to be?
join unite 2019

You can join  Unite the Union online : https://join.unitetheunion.org/

Or contact one of the Unite reps  (Details below)



West Lothian Council  Local Unite contacts 

Unite the Union Shop Stewards/ Workplace Reps

Whitehill Service Centre

Senior Steward: Pat Tedford

Mobile:   07787 102 636  Email :  pat.tedford@unitetheunion.org

Davy Johnstone : Email : d.johnstone70@talktalk.net

Davy Dowds : Email : dowdsdavid1@gmail.com

Donald Smail: Email : donaldiansmail@gmail.com


Andy Dowds: Email : andydowds@live.co.uk

Bobby Lee: Email :  Bobby.lee@westlothian.gov.uk

Kirkton Service Centre


Unite the Union Workplace Reps

Rab Brown  Unite Convenor: Email  robert.brown@westlothian.gov.uk

Tam Brown Unite Rep: Email: tam.brown@unitewlc.org

Jade Deans Unite Rep: Email:jaderooney91@hotmail.com

Ryan Morcombe: Email  ryan.morcombe@unitewlc.org

Frank O Neil : Email  foneil@hotmail.com


Contact can be made through mobile phone app on android devices Unite@WLC





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