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From 6 April 2016 the state pension age will change to become a single amount for those of you who have not reached state pension …

26th February 2016Read More »
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UNISON West Sussex recently held taster ‘Lunch and Learn’ sessions, covering various topics, to gauge interest in learning, which proved very popular. On the back …

22nd February 2016Read More »
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UNISON members at further education colleges in England have voted for strike action over pay by two-to-one and in favour of action short of a …

21st February 2016Read More »
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The Social Work Action Network (SWAN) Conference takes place on Saturday 4 June in London. UNISON West Sussex will pay for tickets for up to …

12th February 2016Read More »
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Members of UNISON West Sussex joined junior doctor members of the BMA (British Medical Association) on their picket lines on Wednesday 10 February. This was in support of their campaign against contractual changes outlined by the government which will put patient safety at risk. Branch members talked at length to …

12th February 2016Read More »
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Glyn Jenkins, UNISON’s national lead negotiator on the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will be leading presentations for UNISON West Sussex members. Presentations will take …

5th February 2016Read More »
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You’re invited to join in the commemoration of the Spanish Civil War, and its connection with Worthing. The International Brigades Memorial Trust (IBMT) is organising the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War in Worthing from 2-4 pm on Saturday 13 February at the Labour Hall, Lyndhurst …

5th February 2016Read More »
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1% x 2? Here are 1,2, 3 reasons why you should REJECT it Members in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and other occupational pension …

1st February 2016Read More »
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One of our West Sussex branch Teaching Assistant members was awarded a £27,000 payout after intervention by UNISON’s solicitors Thompson’s. This followed an injury on the way to work. She was knocked-off her bicycle, hitting her head on the car’s bonnet. She broke her wrist but also suffered from ‘postconcussion …

1st February 2016Read More »
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Local libraries, schools, day care centres and fire stations are all public services. But all can be privatised or outsourced: run by companies that don’t …

1st February 2016Read More »
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