NIPSA is your local public service union, covering civil and public service employers in Northern Ireland. NIPSA represents staff in the Northern Ireland Civil Service, Health and Social Care, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, Education and Library Boards, District Councils, Non Departmental Public Bodies, Housing Associations and the Voluntary Sector. We are the largest trade union in Northern Ireland with over 41,000 members of whom over 65% are women. If you work full-time, part-time, term-time, or are on a temporary contract you should join NIPSA – the benefits are the same.