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UK Residential Care Workers' Seminar 10 November - A First-hand Account by Nicole Stanfield-Caile

Nov 21

UK Residential Care Workers' Seminar 10 November 2016 Nicole Stanfield-Caile

Somerset County Branch celebrates trade unions with Big Workplace Meeting event

Feb 09

Hearts Union week. Branch workplace meeting today was well attended. The country-wide video defending trade unions, presented by Frances O'Grady and Eddy Izzard, discussed the Trade Union and the threat to workers rights by this government.

UNISON calls for Somerset County Council to learn lessons from Southwest One joint venture

Dec 21

Somerset County Council and Southwest One joint venture is brought to an end, and UNISON calls for lessons to be learned.

Local Government Services Pay Offer Accepted

Nov 24

The proposal over Pay from the employers had been accepted by UNISON members. Thank you to everyone who took part in the consultative ballot. As the settlement relates to a period up to April 2016, we are no longer in dispute with the employers over Pay.

UNISON to organise ballot in academy schools

Aug 05

UNISON is set to ballot members working in academy schools on industrial action over pay.

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New pay deal for paramedics

Dec09

The role of a paramedic will be re-banded nationally, giving paramedics the opportunity to earn more as they progress. The Department of Health, NHS Employers and ambulance unions have agreed paramedics will be re-banded nationally from band 5 to band 6. This new deal will see paramedics in England move up the pay scale from […]

The article New pay deal for paramedics first appeared on the UNISON National site.

West Sussex schools are running out of money – it’s time to fund our schools properly and fairly

Dec09

Since Theresa May became Prime Minister in July, the Conservative Party have spent a great deal of time and money on educational hobby horses like grammar schools - £200 million of funding for which was provided for in the Autumn Statement. And yet under their noses – and on their watch – there are real problems with school funding that aren’t being addressed.

The article West Sussex schools are running out of money – it’s time to fund our schools properly and fairly first appeared on the UNISON National site.

Scottish further education workers win battle for pay fairness

Dec09

Months of campaigning and industrial action win improved pay offer for FE workers which matches that of lecturers

The article Scottish further education workers win battle for pay fairness first appeared on the UNISON National site.

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