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Hold the Applause, Show us the Money

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...

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...
Care for Carers

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...
Reach South have a ReThink

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...

Accidental Covid19 bonus for PAs

Plymouth in UNISON members do all sorts of caring jobs. One of these is Personal Assistant. No not the sort the boss may have in your office, but people who help disabled clients lead their lives more fully. These people’s wages tend to be funded through direct...