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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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COVID19 Latest Information

I know you are all worried. So are we all, but UNISON members are also key players in managing this crisis, providing as we do vital public services including being the biggest union in the NHS and local government, and that is a comfort to me at least. So much of the...

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Coronavirus and Schools

Re: Covid-19 FAQs for school staff (England) Please find attached FAQs for school staff in England. They cover: Operational issues Pay Easter and weekend working Health and safety Home working Covid-19 FAQs for school support-staff - England The FAQs can also be...

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Branch Priorities 2020

At our Branch Development Day activists came up with a variety of ideas to build the union and win justice for our members We have captured the ideas below but of course this is not a definitive list of things we do and can be subject to ongoing revision Organise in...

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UNISON Demands a Better Offer

For Council and School Workers     Build the Pressure – What We need to do now! Initial 2% pay offer rejected  As you know, earlier this month UNISON and the other local government unions rejected an initial offer of a 2% pay rise from the employers’ (represented by...

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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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