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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.
Somerset County Council and Southwest One joint venture is brought to an end, and UNISON calls for lessons to be learned.
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 is set to ballot members working in academy schools on industrial action over pay.
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.
Friday 26 August 2016 For immediate release Responding to the Local Government Association call for councils to have oversight of academy school finances, UNISON national secretary for education Jon Richards said: “UNISON has raised cases of suspected financial irregularity with the Department for Education, Education Funding Agency and the National Audit Office, all of which […]
The article UNISON calls for council oversight of academy school finances first appeared on the UNISON National site.
UNISON calls for renewed pressure on right-wing paramilitary groups, as the peace process moves towards a referendum
The article Colombia still needs human rights monitoring despite peace deal first appeared on the UNISON National site.
Four decades after the Equal Pay Act and with a vast array of equal rights legislation on the books, this shouldn’t still be happening. Yet there’s ample evidence that women with children are denied the same opportunities for promotion received by their male colleagues – a clear and obvious motherhood penalty.
The article There must be a level playing field for career and pay progression first appeared on the UNISON National site.
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