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The NJC trade unions (UNISON, Unite and GMB) have completed membership consultations on the LGA (Local Government Association) pay offer. Unite and UNISON – whose …

21st March 2016Read More »
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The Lords have inflicted a triple blow to the government’s controversial and damaging Trade Union Bill. They overwhelmingly voted for three amendments, on: electronic balloting; …

19th March 2016Read More »
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Even the Daily Telegraph has seen fit to expose the grim findings behind the alleged link between increasing adult mortality rates and the severe cuts to social care funding in local government. Preliminary data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) showed that in just one year, there were 5.4% …

19th March 2016Read More »
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The government is drawing up plans to abolish Attendance Allowance (AA). This is a benefit payable to people over the age of 65 who have care needs, including difficulties with everyday tasks such as dressing and washing. This money can make all the difference between living and existing. We urge …

19th March 2016Read More »
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David Hammond, the West Sussex Branch’s International Officer recently attended a conference for his union peers in Sheffield. Here he talks us through UNISON’s important and influential role fighting for workers’ rights across the globe. “We chose three of the most serious campaigns to discuss and agreed measures we could …

19th March 2016Read More »
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NUT members who teach in sixth form colleges will be striking on Tuesday 15 March, after a 86% vote in favour of action against the …

13th March 2016Read More »
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UNISON members who use the Southern Rail network are strongly encouraged to sign the petition linked below. This is to tell rail parent company Govia …

13th March 2016Read More »
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In West Sussex: 64% of the adult population is overweight or obese; 17% of the adult population smoke; and 27% of adults are inactive. Around …

13th March 2016Read More »
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The union’s National Executive Council (NEC) has agreed to launch a consultation of UNISON members about the European Union (EU) Referendum taking place on Thursday 23 June. …

4th March 2016Read More »
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UNISON has launched a national prize draw to help update its membership information. By simply checking your own details via the union’s website for accuracy (and making changes where required), you can have the chance to win £10,000. There are other prizes such as: Three family holidays worth up to …

4th March 2016Read More »
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