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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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Right to Disconnect

Here's a story you might recognise. Over the weekend I joined some friends at the pub. The sun was out and it was lovely, but one of our mates could not take eyes of his phone. He was responding to urgent emails and messages, that his boss insisted could not wait...

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Branch Nomination for UNISON NEC Elections

Voting for the NEC of our union gets underway on 4th May and so you can expect to get all the candidates pitches through your door with ballot papers soon. The National Executive Council (NEC) is the ruling body of the union and and so we want as many members as...

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UNISON Bus lanes campaign

UNISON has written to councillors seeking support for our Ambulance bus lanes campaign. We're asking councils to extend bus lane exemptions and allow ambulances to use bus lanes in all circumstances. We are urging councils to: Conduct a full review of existing policy...

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Learn with UNISON

Linked here is the April Education Newsletter where you will find a variety of interesting courses for UNISON members, including; strategies for coping with stress and mental health awareness. We also have an exciting new partnership with LearnDevon, who will be...

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Plymouth in UNISON Members standing for Council

As public servants we do the bidding of whatever government or local authority is in power (not without having our say obviously but we do it) And as a branch we will always engage in politics in the interests of our members. But some Plymouth in UNISON members are...

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UNISON Green webinars

UNISON is hosting 3 Green webinars this spring to update members and green activists on our climate emergency work. We will have expert guest speakers with a chance for a Q & A on each theme. All webinars will be at 1pm - 2pm so bring your lunch and join us online...

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