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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Schools consultative ballot (England) update We have begun work on preparing for our consultative ballot of school members, which will ask members whether they are prepared to take industrial action in response to funding cuts causing job losses, increased workload...read more
Below is a copy of the letter being sent to UNISON members in Plym Multi Academy Trust Dear Sisters and Brothers Following the TUPE transfer of you school employees from the local authority to Plym Multi Academy Trust, the new employer is not legally bound to follow...read more
Non teaching staff in schools are already some of the lowest paid and are frequently the first to pay the price of cuts to schools funding. The recent Budget did nothing to ease the difficulties schools in Plymouth have balancing their books, despite the money for...read more
To celebrate our 25th year UNISON has become officially Britain's biggest Union! But this is no time to rest on our laurels. Austerity isn't over, and in an age of zero hours contracts and "independent contractors" it has never been more important for workers to be...read more
The NHS (AFC) pay award funding for Livewell (LSW has been at the forefront of a sustained campaign by UNISON , fellow trade unions and management over the last 6 months or so . I first became aware of the issue with LSW potentially not getting any funding for...read more
For UNISON, Black History Month is a time to acknowledge and celebrate achievements of Black people throughout history. Black History and Black British History in particular, is often marginalised. So Black History Month is a key time to acknowledge achievements and...read more