We have over 4,500 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 Britain’s biggest union, representing more than 1.3 million members across the UK’s public services.
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Later this year Social Work England (SWE) takes over from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as the regulator for social workers in England. SWE is consulting on how it will operate - The main areas SWE are consulting on are: 1. Registration rules,...read more
Unions Threaten Action As Plymouth Multi Academy Trust Continues to withold Pay Award from Low Paid Staff
Re: NJC Pay Award 2018/19 UNISON and GMB Unions have held meetings all five Plym MAT schools following consultative ballots on a pay offer that breaks away from national pay bargaining to offer an inferior deal to low paid school support staff. These ballots showed a...read more
Dear Member Further to UNISON Local Government Conference decision to do more to promote the valuable work our members do the issue was discussed at the National SGE meeting last week, Below is a list of roles we are still looking to interview for our feature...read more
The TUC has recently been holding regional workshops countrywide to raise the awareness of the menopause and its impact on women in the workplace and what action trade unions can take to support members and encourage employers to make adjustments and to recognise...read more
Happy new year to you all and especially the several hundred UNISON members who work at Livewell south west. We continue to go from strength to strength increasing numbers both at Livewell and Plymouth as a whole. Plymouth in UNISON have over 4500 members in our...read more
Schools consultative ballot (England) update We have begun work on preparing for our consultative ballot of school members, which will ask members whether they are prepared to take industrial action in response to funding cuts causing job losses, increased workload...read more