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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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Sign to Support your HCAs

Plymouth in UNISON branch have been campaigning for Band 2 HCAs to be uplifted to Band 3 across UHP sites, following a job evaluation process taken on by the NHS Trust in November 2022, which saw many HCAs taking on responsibilities above their job description such as...

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Derriford Bosses Disrespect HCAs again

It's coal and a walnut in the stockings of hardworking HCAs again this year. UNISON's campaign to properly band HCAs for all the clinical work they do at band 3 has been bearing fruit all over the country, and we have even reached agreement with Livewell SW here in...

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Activist Training 2024

Click on the links for details 2024 Organising Stewards Training Jan to July 2024 Health and Safety Training Jan to July Further courses will appear at https://southwest.unison.org.uk/

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International Bulletin

Unison has policy to support a number of international social justice causes around the world. Often they have been linked to countries where trade unionists are persecuted and we have supported unions in Turkey and Columbia in recent times, and last year there was a...

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Winning in Plymouth Moor View

PLYMOUTH in UNISON has been approached by Fred Thomas, the PPC for Labour for Moor View for help with his campaign: Fred left the Royal Marines this summer to stand for Labour, fed up with lousy governance and poor policies. He is a dedicated public servant, lives in...

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