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West Sussex County Council has issued proposals which, if acted upon, would abolish the council’s ‘Supporting People’ fund. This fund is currently worth £6million and …

18th September 2018Read More »
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Over the summer, UNISON ran a ‘consultative ballot’ of our higher education members. This informal ballot was to see what members thought of the employers’ …

18th September 2018Read More »
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UNISON has reported previously on our work to support members facing an unprecedented challenge to their terms and conditions at WSCC. This is affecting members in …

14th September 2018Read More »
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The branch supported a group of members at Glebe Primary School in Southwick in the summer term. Most of the members affected were teaching assistants …

13th September 2018Read More »
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Branch rep at Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (GBMET – Northbrook) Karen Fisher reports. “The latest meeting with the Association of Colleges (AoC – representing employers …

13th September 2018Read More »
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Lighthouse Financial Advisers are offering free, 1-1 financial advice surgeries to all UNISON West Sussex members. Dates & venues: Tuesday 2nd October: County Hall, Chichester Wednesday 3rd …

10th September 2018Read More »
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Two meetings remain. Please come along to find out more about the local pay offer, our recommendation to REJECT and next steps. County Hall North, …

10th September 2018Read More »
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Health and social care commissioning manager Stuart Gibbons has been branch welfare officer for a couple of years. Here he talks us through his experience in the welfare role. “Prior to my current job I’d always worked with front-line housing and homelessness services, involving direct contact with vulnerable people in …

10th September 2018Read More »
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Attempts are being made to introduce performance-related pay for managers at WSCC. This could have implications for all staff, including those on NJC pay. UNISON members at …

30th August 2018Read More »
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UNISON has contributed to both the independent peer review of Adults’ Services, and provided feedback to the Executive Director on the 100-day plan following a series of meetings with members around the county. You can read both documents below, which reflect member concerns and issues. We are awaiting a response …

30th August 2018Read More »
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