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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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New Drop In Sessions at Livewell

Happy new year to you all and especially the several hundred UNISON members who work at Livewell south west. We continue to go from strength to strength increasing numbers both at Livewell and Plymouth as a whole. Plymouth in UNISON have over 4500  members in our...

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UNISON Gears Up to Fight Cuts in Schools

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...

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November is Grovember

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...

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Breakthrough at Livewell

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...

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