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Plymouth in UNISON

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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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Take Your Time – Go to your Cancer Screening

Plymouth in UNISON Member Lorraine tells her story On the 17th October 2019 I discovered that I had breast cancer. I’ve always been pretty complacent about my health. I’ve been extremely fortunate in that I’ve never broken a bone, had a serious illnesses or been...

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Stand together: Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 The Holocaust remains the greatest crime in history. Over 6 million Jews were murdered by the Nazi regime, as well as millions of others—including Roma, LGBT+ people and trade unionists. Yet we live in a world where...

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A year of success at Livewell for UNISON

It’s been another great year at Livewell for Plymouth in Unison; yet again we have increased our membership numbers and are now among the biggest employers in a branch of nearly 4800 members. The numbers have been consistently growing for a number of years in line...

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PalUK Child Prisoner Campaign

Palestine UK Social Work Network has asked UNISON to alert our social worker members about their campaign and petition to defend the rights of Palestinian child prisoners. The aims of the campaign are set out in our petition Branches are asked to circulate details of...

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