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Please take part in our very short survey about the branch newsletter ‘Branch Lines’. It’ll take no longer than 5 minutes.  Start your survey here. …

10th July 2015Read More »
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We’d like to clarify the level of support new members of the union can receive. Once you join us, for the first four weeks of your membership you are only permitted one session of advice, up to a maximum of 30 minutes in length, of either telephone or email advice …

10th July 2015Read More »
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The result of the higher education pay consultation has been reported to the West Sussex branch. The majority of members in all regions voted to …

10th July 2015Read More »
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Barnet UNISON members who still work for Barnet Council (‘easyCouncil’) have started 24-hour strike action today. The West Sussex branch supports our Barnet members’ action …

8th July 2015Read More »
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Treatment for people with musculoskeletal (MSK) problems in West Sussex looks set to remain under the NHS. Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) previously …

2nd July 2015Read More »
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We know how difficult it is to afford training to improve your job prospects due to huge increases in course fees and the withdrawal by many employers of financial support for career development. Our school support staff members make up an increasing proportion of our union’s membership.  To help you …

2nd July 2015Read More »
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Starting in April this year, legal changes mean that anyone regularly working and claiming overtime, additional hours or job-linked allowances (such as sleep-ins or standby …

22nd June 2015Read More »
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Do you wear a uniform as part of your job? Do you have to wash your own uniform? Did you know that you could be …

22nd June 2015Read More »
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UNISON’s ‘Skills for Schools’ website is a new, innovative, easy-to-use online guide to careers, training and development for staff based in schools. Lorraine Solti, UNISON …

22nd June 2015Read More »
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An exciting but perhaps little known fact about UNISON membership is that members can elect to be a part of the union’s ‘Affiliated Political Fund’ …

11th June 2015Read More »
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