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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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Back to School – Stay Safe

The government is pressing ahead with full reopening of schools in England  and whilst we all want pupils back in classrooms and learning together UNISON wants it to happen safely. We firmly believe that the Department for Education's guidance on schools reopening in...

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Hold the Applause, Show us the Money

Health workers have had enough of being patronised by this government and are starting to demand that they are properly rewarded for their work There recent announcement of pay rises for some (by no means all) public sector workers have angered many NHS workers who...

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Supporting our Retired Members with NPC

  3.7 million UK pensioners over 75 will have to pay for their TV licence from 1st August as the BBC’s decision to means-test this benefit is enacted, meaning that only over 75s who are on Pension Credit will get the free TV licence. This decision will push more than...

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Care for Carers

UNISON SW have launched a campaign to protect the social care workforce and clients in the South West as we learn to live with Covid 19 based on the successful campaign running in the North West. https://www.unisonnw.org/care_workers_vs_covid_19 There are 3 strands to...

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Reach South have a ReThink

Representations from Plymouth in UNISON and other unions have led to the jobs of schools staff in Stonehouse and Plymstock being saved, at least for now Plans at Goosewell have been shelved until at least next year including those to cut wrap around care, and while...

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