We have over 4,000 members in Plymouth in UNISON, with Branch Officers, Stewards and Health & Safety Reps located throughout the city you have a strong local Branch support network ready to help you wherever and whenever you need us.
Members in Plymouth in UNISON are people working in the public services, or for private contractors providing public services. They include staff working full or part time in local authorities, the NHS, colleges and schools and the voluntary sector. Employers include: Plymouth City Council, Livewell Southwest, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust and City College Plymouth. We negotiate on behalf of our members for better pay and conditions, help individuals in trouble and campaign for a safer, fairer society.
UNISON is one of Britain’s biggest union, representing more than 1.3 million members across the UK’s public services.
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To celebrate our 25th year UNISON has become officially Britain's biggest Union! But this is no time to rest on our laurels. Austerity isn't over, and in an age of zero hours contracts and "independent contractors" it has never been more important for workers to be...read more
The NHS (AFC) pay award funding for Livewell (LSW has been at the forefront of a sustained campaign by UNISON , fellow trade unions and management over the last 6 months or so . I first became aware of the issue with LSW potentially not getting any funding for...read more
For UNISON, Black History Month is a time to acknowledge and celebrate achievements of Black people throughout history. Black History and Black British History in particular, is often marginalised. So Black History Month is a key time to acknowledge achievements and...read more
Following the ballot regarding Harmonisation of terms and conditions of employment of former Plymouth City Council Adult Social Care staff from the Plymouth/Green Book (NJC) to Agenda for Change (AfC) UNISON members voted overwhelmingly to accept the proposal. We...read more
https://southwest.unison.org.uk/campaigns/care-for-carers-sirona-banes/ The South West TUC is supporting care workers at Sirona Care who have been told by management to accept a thirty minute ‘unpaid break’ into most shifts. Care workers would then either lose half an...read more
Please find attached a UNISON briefing on a very important development. Pension funds pay very little if any attention to the views of scheme members on how their money is invested and how their property rights, such as voting shares at company AGMs, are managed....read more