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Your Views on Pay

Your Views on Pay

UNISON’s NJC Committee are canvassing views on the local government employers’ pay offer of 2.75%, an increase of one day on the minimum level of annual leave (this will not affect PCC staff) and future discussions on stress and the minimum wage. The committee asked...

Possible Tax Relief for Homeworking

With so many of you working from home since March Plymouth in UNISON raised the the issue of possible tax relief for members. The advice printed below comes from Plymouth City Council but we believe will apply to all employers If you are a tax payer, you can apply for...
Is it safe to go back to school?

Is it safe to go back to school?

The guidance for schools has been released by government Planning guide for primary schools: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/preparing-for-the-wider-opening-of-schools-from-1-june/planning-guide-for-primary-schools UNISON branch guidance is reproduced here...
There for You; HOW WE ARE RESPONDING  TO THE CORONAVIRUS

There for You; HOW WE ARE RESPONDING TO THE CORONAVIRUS

There for You the charity for UNISON members is here to help UNISON members get the practical and financial support they need.  Despite the current difficulties, we remain open and are here to help in any way that we can. Currently all staff are working from home and...
Back to School : Only when its Safe

Back to School : Only when its Safe

Over the last few days there has been further speculation that the government is considering increasing the number of pupils in schools in June. UNISON, the leading union for school support staff, has been supporting members who have been continuing to work in schools...