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Plymouth in UNISON

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We have over 5,000 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 Britain’s biggest union, representing more than 1.3 million members across the UK’s public services.

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Hybrid Working Success at Livewell

The consultation on a  new model of working for Livewell employees has now finished.  Livewell have circulated information to staff about how they are now implementing hybrid working.  UNISON have been leading on this from staff-side, and we are really pleased that...

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Learning Opportunities for all Members

Our Learning and Organising Services have some great offers working alongside the Open University. Session 1 : Autism awareness Thurs 10th December 9:30am-12:30 BOOKING HERE *** Session 2: Mental health Awareness Thurs 10th Dec 14:00pm-17:00 BOOKING HERE *** Session...

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Care Workers penalised by uncaring Care providers

It has been brought to our attention that some social care providers have begun threatening their staff with disciplinary action and even dismissal if they continue to work for a different employer.  We have been sent pictures of noticeboards in care homes explicitly...

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Hold the Applause, Show us the Money

Health workers have had enough of being patronised by this government and are starting to demand that they are properly rewarded for their work There recent announcement of pay rises for some (by no means all) public sector workers have angered many NHS workers who...

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