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For more information use this link to visit UnionLIne Scotland

Click on the UnionLine Scotland flyer below to download your A5 version.

Click on the image below to download your copy of Unionline Scotland Law Advice - Adverse Weather Difficulties and you Employment Rights

GMB Scotland's Own Law Firm UnionLine Scotland  0300 333 0303

UnionLine Scotland - Put 0300 333 0303 in your phone now!

You can call us about any employment law or personal injury law problem and we will provide legal advice if you are a GMB member.UNIONLINE Scotland logo

Our employment law service provides complete advice and representation to GMB members at no cost – if you are worried about anything at work, then call us. Our accident and injury service is also free of charge* to GMB members and their families. Don’t call a number you have seen on the TV or in an advert, call UnionLine Scotland.

UnionLine Scotland can offer something no other service can give you – 100 per cent of your damages with no deductions for GMB members and their families. No other service can offer you that: THEY WILL ALWAYS MAKE A DEDUCTION. UNIONLINE Scotland never will. All of your compensation goes to you as a GMB member.

Worried about debt, or a bad landlord? Call UnionLine Scotland. Whatever problems you have we will try and help you, providing quality local legal advice. So put 0300 333 0303 in your phone and remember, GMB is your union and this is your union law firm. It is not out to make a fast buck, its job is to provide the best legal service in the country to GMB members.” *Subject to rule


All personal injury claims for members are covered – accidents at work, industrial diseases, road traffic accidents, street accidents, holiday accidents – you name it, it’s covered. And family members are covered too for road traffic accidents, street accidents and holiday accidents. If you run a claim through the GMB Union Law Firm UnionLine Scotland, you’ll keep every penny of your compensation – there are no costs and no deductions.

To make a Personal Injury Claim you can ring the freephone number – 0300 333 0303 – and register your claim.


If you are unlucky enough to be injured in an accident through no fault of your own or you are suffering from a disease that has been caused by your work, you are entitled to full legal representation through your GMB membership. Accident cover is provided to GMB members and their families provided that

    • The member has contacted the Accident Freephone Number
    • The Regional Secretary is satisfied that legal action should be taken
    • The granting of legal assistance is subject to the remaining provision of rule 26 (see GMB Rule Book)



GMB Union Law Firm UnionLine Scotland, specialises in asbestos and Mesothelioma claims. Call the freephone number above for advice on making a claim.

Alternatively any member who believes they may have been exposed to asbestos should contact the Legal Department on 0121 550 4888 to obtain a form for your details to be added to the Asbestos Exposure Register.


Buying or selling your house? All you have to do is telephone the number above.

SIMPLE WILLS – 0300 333 0303

GMB members and their partners can have simple wills drafted by our solicitors. All you have to do is phone the GMB freephone number above.


If you are unfortunate enough to be a victim of clinical negligence, then you need advice from specialist lawyers. UnionLine Scotland has a team of highly experienced clinical negligence lawyers who will help to guide you through this complex area of law. Favourable terms for GMB members can also be secured for clinical negligence claims. For further advice please call on the number above.


If you have a non-work related personal issue you can call the freephone number above and speak, to an expert who will advise and guide you on whatever issue you have.

Additional Resources

UnionLine Scotland News October 2020

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Job Support Scheme - Further Extension For Businesses Which Remain Open

UnionLine Scotland News September 2020

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Fraud And Error Account For £3.5 Billion Loss On Furlough Scheme

UnionLine Scotland News June 2020

download pdf1526Kb (pdf) - 03 July 2020

Separate Court Entrances For Domestic Abuse Victims

UnionLine Scotland News May 2020

download pdf3543Kb (pdf) - 03 June 2020

Amendment To Direction Issued By Employment Tribunal Presidents’

UnionLine Scotland News February 2020

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Changes to the Employment Rights Act 1996: 6 April 2020

UnionLine Scotland News January 2020

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Changes to Holiday Pay Calculations From 6 April 2020

UnionLine Scotland News November 2019

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UnionLine clients benefit from wider whistleblowing provisions

UnionLine Scotland News October 2019

download pdf1205Kb (pdf) - 08 November 2019

Flexible Working - A study conducted by Timewise found that only 1 in 7 jobs throughout 2018 offered any kind of flexible working

UnionLine Scotland News September 2019

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A GMB member has won £30,000, after UnionLine pursued his case for compensation, following a failure by their employer to deal adequately with his injury

UnionLine Scotland News July 2019

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Workers’ Rights When Faced With Forced Changes to Contracts of Employment

UnionLine Scotland News June 2019

download pdf1477Kb (pdf) - 04 July 2019

New Alliance Calls On Government To Make Employers Prevent Sexual Harassment

UnionLine Scotland News May 2019

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The Importance of Reporting – how can complaints affect personal injury cases?

UnionLine Scotland News April 2019

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Civil Litigation (Expenses And Group Proceedings (Scotland) Act 2018 – QOCS

UnionLine Scotland News March 2019

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UnionLine Scotland WIN £95k Pay Out For Injured Care Assistant

UnionLine Scotland News February 2019

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£8m pledged for ‘innovative’ and LiP support as LASPO review published

UnionLine Scotland News January 2019

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BEIS Opens New Consultation Into Protections For Pregnant Women And New Parents Returning To Work

UnionLine Scotland News December 2018

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Personal Injury Victims Should Be Compensated Fairly And Transparently...

UnionLine Scotland News October 2018

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Glasgow Women workers’ strike highlights how pay inequality remains rampant, 50 years after the Equality Pay Act became law...

UnionLine Scotland News August 2018

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More than 3,000 tribunals postponed at short notice in just eight months

UnionLine Scotland News June 2018

download pdf797Kb (pdf) - 06 July 2018

Home Office Reveals Immigration Arrangements For EU Nationals Post Brexit

UnionLine Scotland News May 2018

download pdf1765Kb (pdf) - 05 June 2018

GMB Union Calls On PM To Implement New EU Workplace Rights Or Risk Betraying Voters

UnionLine Scotland News April 2018

download pdf1758Kb (pdf) - 27 April 2018

A Significant Victory In Trade Union Discrimination Case Based on Working Time Directive

UnionLine Scotland News February 2018

download pdf1397Kb (pdf) - 13 March 2018

UnionLine Scotland & GMB Scotland Win Landmark Case Rescinding Temporary Suspension Order...

UnionLine Scotland News January 2018

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Legal System ‘Failing’ Women And In Need Of Reform...

UnionLine Scotland Law Advice - January 2018

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Adverse Weather Difficulties & Your Employment Rights

UnionLine Scotland News December 2017

download pdf753Kb (pdf) - 20 December 2017

UBER Brand Turns Toxic Exploitation of workers, failing to abide By regulations in London...

UnionLine Scotland Law Updates Issue 5

download pdf545Kb (pdf) - 22 November 2017

There have been four key employment law developments over the last couple of months. These include cases on liability for personal injury following a TUPE transfer and the impact of taking previous conduct into account in unfair dismissal claims.

UnionLine Scotland News October 2017

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The Regulated Care Sector in Scotland

UnionLine Scotland News September 2017

download pdf1002Kb (pdf) - 03 October 2017

GMB and UnionLine Scotland Campaign for Safety in the Scottish Ambulance Service

UnionLine Scotland News July 2017

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Matthew Taylor - Report into Modern Workplace falls short on fixing a broken labour market

UnionLine Law Update Issue 4

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Employment Tribunal Fees – Supreme Court Judgement

UnionLine Scotland News June 2017

download pdf633Kb (pdf) - 07 July 2017

Employment rights look safer post general election, though vigilance required as Brexit negotiations start in earnest

UnionLine Scotland News May 2017

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Package holiday or DIY, are you protected?

UnionLine Scotland News April 2017

download pdf915Kb (pdf) - 09 June 2017

Air time in the general election

UnionLine Scotland News March 2017

download pdf659Kb (pdf) - 09 June 2017

Government may not “cut & paste” the Great Repeal Bill

UnionLine Scotland News February 2017

download pdf1187Kb (pdf) - 09 June 2017

The Trade Union Act: Unpicking the new rules

UnionLine Law Update Issue 2

download pdf265Kb (pdf) - 28 June 2017

Mobile phone advice

UnionLine Law Updates Issue 1

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Uber and the gig economy: the law decides

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