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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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Labour Link Members have their say

Fraternal greetings to members of the Unison Labour Link (formerly the affiliated political fund) I know what you're thinking, I only ever hear from politicians when they want my vote. Well that is kind of true with this. Labour Party Rules state that all Branches and...

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Fair Pay for City College Staff

Pay for staff in the FE sector has like others been falling behind for years due to Austerity, but staff at City College Plymouth seem to have been particularly hard hit Managers at City College broke away from national pay bargaining some years ago and since 2011...

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Last Call for First Call

Controversial Care provider First Call has finally gone to the wall Having entered voluntary administration last week they will officially cease to trade on 25th September when Gem Care will take over the bulk of their contracts (Elder Tree will take on the handful of...

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Report back from National Delegate Conference

General Secretary Dave Prentis gives a barnstorming speech to delegates of Britain's strikingist union. Yes that new addition to the dictionary celebrates the fact that UNISON members took more days of strike action than any other union last year. It was great to see...

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Report from Local Government Conference

Your Fab Four representatives at Unison Local Government Conference in Liverpool this year. In addition to your two delegates Paul Marten and Lynda Wilkes; Kate Lattimore attended as Regional Delegate and Kevin Treweeks spoke from the platform as a member of the...

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