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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From South West Equalities Network · National Women’s Conference pre-conference training – Saturday 6 January 2018, Taunton · National Black Members Conference pre-conference training – Saturday 13 January 2018, Bristol · Equality Forum – for...read more
February 2018 marks the centenary of the first suffragette victory in the UK. The Representation of the People Act 1918 meant that some women were able to vote for the first time. Parliament passed an act granting the vote to women over the age of 30 who were...read more
At the NEC meeting on Wednesday 6 December 2017 the union’s key objectives for 2018 were agreed as outlined below. UNISON’s main priority for 2018 will be to break the Westminster government’s pay cap policy and respond to the challenges posed by the implementation of...read more
The Government is committed to the creation of 3 million apprenticeship places by 2020 , this could mean around 2-3% of the workforce might be in training as apprentices in the not too distant future, which is a significant segment of the workforce. In partnership...read more
Members across the employers covered by this branch have seen us out and about promoting our campaign to break the public sector pay cap and make up for some of the money we have lost during the period of austerity we have had imposed on us over the last ten years...read more
Is Devon heading for a single "Accountable Care Provider" body? "Full of Jargon-reading between the Lines its Going Back to one Body that holds the money and CCGs will become disbanded. Less Beds,Less Staff and Budgets that have lost £100 in last year plus £169m in...read more