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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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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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Supporting our Retired Members with NPC

  3.7 million UK pensioners over 75 will have to pay for their TV licence from 1st August as the BBC’s decision to means-test this benefit is enacted, meaning that only over 75s who are on Pension Credit will get the free TV licence. This decision will push more than...

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Care for Carers

UNISON SW have launched a campaign to protect the social care workforce and clients in the South West as we learn to live with Covid 19 based on the successful campaign running in the North West. https://www.unisonnw.org/care_workers_vs_covid_19 There are 3 strands to...

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