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The Department for Education is currently in the process of introducing a new assessment and accreditation scheme for children and family social workers. This scheme will represent a significant change for the profession. There is the possibility that in the future participation in the scheme will become mandatory for adult …

27th May 2016Read More »
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The Spring 2016 edition of Branch Lines is out now: Download your copy here! It includes two special features: one on developments in West Sussex …

23rd May 2016Read More »
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The local press has now picked up branch concerns about Capita offshoring West Sussex jobs to India. Capita is currently making five redundancies and offshoring …

23rd May 2016Read More »
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The University College Union (UCU) is taking national strike action on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 May. In West Sussex this will affect Chichester University. UCU members will be picketing both Chichester and Bognor Regis campuses on the mornings of both days (College Lane, Chichester and Upper Bognor Road, Bognor …

21st May 2016Read More »
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The National Joint Council (NJC) has announced the new pay rates for the next two years, 2016-17 and 2017-18. Each year of the two will see salaries increase by 1%, as recently agreed between employers and the NJC trade unions: UNISON, GMB and Unite. Check the table below to see …

16th May 2016Read More »
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UNISON’s national Higher Education Service Group Executive (HESGE) met on 10 May to consider the full and final offer made by UCEA, the national higher …

16th May 2016Read More »
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Young people are being encouraged to vote ‘remain’ on 23 June to safeguard the rights of millions of workers – and their own futures. The turnout in the Europe referendum amongst young people will be decisive. It is their future that is on the line, and much of the power …

16th May 2016Read More »
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Fantastic news for UNISON’s school-based members: plans to force all of England’s schools to become academies are being abandoned in a major government climbdown. The …

6th May 2016Read More »
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The Local Government Pensions Scheme (LGPS) has launched a new website which is much easier for scheme members to understand and navigate. If you make …

6th May 2016Read More »
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West Sussex Retired Members’ Secretary Ruby Cox outlines some of the benefits of retaining union membership after you retire. “If like me, you were an …

6th May 2016Read More »
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