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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Workers in The FE sector deserve a decent pay rise after years of austerity. Leigh Powell, National Officer for Further Education and Joint Trade Union Side Secretary, said “This pay claim reflects the drastic need for staff in FE, particularly the lowest paid staff,...read more
Staff at Chaddlewood Primary ran an excellent picket outside the school gates this morning and received loads of support from teachers and parents. Similar scenes could be seen at Woodford and Borringdon Primaries and some staff also took action at St Maurice and Glen...read more
Plymouth in UNISON would like to express its support for teacher colleagues in the NASUWT taking action against a culture of bullying in the trust this week We are fully behind their demands for a properly constituted JCC in line with the trade union recognition of...read more
Get help with the cost of school uniforms Families living on low incomes with children struggle constantly to make ends meet – and this can be particularly acute before the new school year begins when the extra costs hit hard. But it’s not all bad news – help IS...read more
The UNISON NJC Committee met on Tuesday 30 April 2019 to discuss the contents of the NJC pay claim for 2020/21, having taken soundings from Regional Local Government Committees, who were asked to discuss the content of the claim in order to inform this consultation....read more
Later this year Social Work England (SWE) takes over from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as the regulator for social workers in England. SWE is consulting on how it will operate - The main areas SWE are consulting on are: 1. Registration rules,...read more