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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.

Exemptions - why we took a tough line ahead of the strike

Jul 08

UNISON has made the decision regionally that there will be NO exemptions for Life and Limb Cover for the strike action on Thursday and has responded to Somerset County Council in accordance with that decision.

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Labour must come together and convince voters it can govern, says UNISON

Sep24

Commenting on Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election today (Saturday) as the leader of the Labour party, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Jeremy Corbyn has won because he’s captured the imagination of party members. I’m proud that our union nominated Jeremy for leader. “People are inspired by his promises to end austerity, fix our broken public services and build a […]

The article Labour must come together and convince voters it can govern, says UNISON first appeared on the UNISON National site.

Uniting the Labour Party and winning the next election

Sep23

As we enter conference season, the Labour Party - and Jeremy Corbyn with his renewed mandate - has an opportunity to show those in the country and the party who are skeptical about his leadership that he has the ability and the ideas to win for Labour and for Britain. It is vital that the last, difficult, often wasted year is put behind us if Labour is to have any chance of becoming a party of government in future.

The article Uniting the Labour Party and winning the next election first appeared on the UNISON National site.

Health care assistants being used as ‘nurses on the cheap’ says UNISON

Sep22

Healthcare assistants (HCAs) working in the NHS are doing the jobs of nurses without the equivalent pay or education, says a report from UNISON published today (Friday). Two in five (39%) say they have not received the training necessary to provide the care expected of them such as looking after dementia patients, according to the […]

The article Health care assistants being used as ‘nurses on the cheap’ says UNISON first appeared on the UNISON National site.

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