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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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Local Government Service Group Conference

Local Government Conference offered some welcome harmony prior to NDC with no motions opposed by the SGE or even from the floor. Most of the important issues were covered including covid and long covid (It needs to be seen as an occupational disease) and the vaccine...

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Report from NDC

Hi all just thought we would give everyone a brief overview on what Karen Owens, Kevin Treweeks and Kate Lattimore were doing last week, and the things that were discussed in Unisons National Delegate Conference . Can we just say we were not sunning ourselves on the...

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In Person Training for New Reps

Organising Steward TAUNTON  12, 19, 26 September, 3 & 10 October 30 hours over 5 weeks  9.30am-4.30pm  In order to complete the course, you must be able to attend all 5 sessions  Taunton Stewards Booking Form  Or  EXETER 15, 22, 29 September, 6 & 13 October 30...

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For Press Circulation Plymouth in UNISON today led dozens of members on a brief impromptu demonstration outside UHP (Derriford Hospital) in a bid to send a message to the NHS Pay Review Board and the local employer that they will need to act this year to protect its...

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Early years adult : child ratios

There has been speculation in the media that the government in England is set to review the EYFS adult: child ratios. This has not been confirmed by the DfE, but is clearly a worrying development. UNISON believes that reducing ratios for the youngest children is a...

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Use Your Vote in the Service Group Elections

Members should by now have received an email inviting them to vote in the service group elections. Taking part is easy, you just follow the link and click on the candidates for your service group to see the manifestos. Obviously its entirely up you how you vote but...

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