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Employment Advice

The employment advice line is open to CWU representatives and members who are in need of advice. Our legal advisors are experienced in employment law and can give support on a range of legal issues that may affect someone’s rights at work.

Our advice line can act as your first port of call for initial employment law advice. We provide general advice for members and union representatives. The helpline is open Monday to Friday, between 8am and 7pm.

Our experienced advice line team can provide confidential general advice on a wide range of workplace issues including:

  • Unfair dismissal

  • Wrongful dismissal

  • Constructive dismissal

  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures

  • Capability procedures

  • Harassment and victimisation

  • Equal pay

  • Discrimination

  • Redundancy

  • Maternity, paternity, adoption and other family friendly rights

  • Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) – TUPE

  • Contractual issues

  • Problems with wages

  • Whistleblowing

  • Settlement agreements

  • ACAS Early Conciliation process


UnionLine is a trading name of Trade Union Legal LLP. UnionLine is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 608309

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