Our rules are all about making sure you understand exactly what you can expect from us, and how you can help us to achieve the very best outcomes for you. We’re a democratic organisation and our rules also set out how members can participate in the union.

If you have any questions about the rules, please contact us and we’ll be happy to give you a better sense of what it all means

You can view our rulebook below, or download it here. In the meantime, here’s a taste of the sorts of things included:

  • Membership rights
  • Our responsibilities and those of the NEC
  • Election of and responsibilities of General Secretary
  • Appointment and responsibilities of other officers
  • Trustees and funds
  • Member ballots
  • Affiliations
  • Industrial action
  • Political fund rules
20518 Community Rule Book July 2021 (1)


You can also read our Community staff pension fund statement of investment principles here. The investment risk disclosures here and the implementation statement here


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