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Still No New Money for Schools

Yesterday, Education Secretary Justine Greening announced school funding plans for the next two years. She failed every single school funding test set for her. She wants the country to think her new funding formula has solved the budget shortfall. But crunching the...

Looks like the Pay Cap didn’t apply to everybody before?

According to companies house , Livewell southwest awards their directors the following salary Compare and contrast with the pay of the average health worker                 Number of directors                                             total amount         highest...

New Branch Magazine

You should have received your copy of Plymouth in UNISON news by e-mail. If not you can read it here Plymouth in UNISON News & Education Special – Sept 2017 WEB (1) There are paper copies too, if you want some for your workplace then just contact the office...

Libraries under threat everywhere

This year, the UNISON SOS campaign will focus on libraries and how cuts have had a devastating impact on this service, library workers and the communities who use them. Libraries are a hub and a haven in their communities. They are a source of local knowledge and...

Local Government Delegate Conference

Local government conference: The body where our national policies on terms and conditions and service specific issues are set. Three of us from PiU attended the annual local government conference, which took place in a hot and sunny weekend in Brighton.  For two of us...

WASPI Women, fighting for Pension Justice

Next meeting of Plymouth Waspi Wednesday 13th September 19.00 at Stoke Bar & Grill 72-74 Devonport Road, Stoke, Plymouth. PL3 4DF   WASPI’s are women born in the 1950’s who have had their state pension age increased by up to six years.  WASPI, stands for Women...