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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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Early years adult : child ratios

There has been speculation in the media that the government in England is set to review the EYFS adult: child ratios. This has not been confirmed by the DfE, but is clearly a worrying development. UNISON believes that reducing ratios for the youngest children is a...

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Use Your Vote in the Service Group Elections

Members should by now have received an email inviting them to vote in the service group elections. Taking part is easy, you just follow the link and click on the candidates for your service group to see the manifestos. Obviously its entirely up you how you vote but...

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Vote the UNION Agenda

Dear Friend, Next week, there are crucial elections across the country. The upcoming council elections on May 5 are important for all of us. We all rely on the vital services provided by Local Government. Those services are delivered by public service workers, against...

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Money that members might be missing out on

Members can claim tax relief on a number of things, eg professional membership fees and annual subscriptions to approved professional bodies or learned societies, if being a member of that body or society is relevant to your job. They might also be entitled to tax...

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