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The new law on Shared Parental Leave will be introduced on 1 December 2014, subject to parliamentary approval. This means that parents whose children are due to be born or placed after 5th April 2015 will have access to a fully flexible system of parental leave. Eligible parents will be …

21st November 2014Read More »
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UNISON members on NJC pay in West Sussex voted resoundingly to REJECT the national employers’ new pay offer tabled after our July 10 strike. The …

14th November 2014Read More »
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Help UNISON lobby against the privatisation of NHS musculoskeletal (MSK) services in West Sussex! UNISON’s South East regional office and campaign lobby groups have expressed …

11th November 2014Read More »
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We’re sorry to have to report that the Branch’s £10 recruitment incentive for members must stop from 1 January 2015. New guidelines from HMRC and UNISON’s national office mean our scheme and others like it across the UK could compromise rules on payment for services and contracts of employment. We …

11th November 2014Read More »
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By April 2015 every Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) fund in England, Scotland and Wales must establish a fund board with half the seats going …

4th November 2014Read More »
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UNISON campaigns hard to defend jobs and decent employment standards, to promote public services and equality, and to protect the health and safety of our …

4th November 2014Read More »
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The Branch is conducting a consultative ballot with its members on NJC pay. This affects all members working for West Sussex County Council, including UNISON …

29th October 2014Read More »
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If your service or job is facing a restructure you need to know how to survive the changes. To help us help you as best …

28th October 2014Read More »
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We’d like to encourage you – our members – to make full use of the UNISON West Sussex Facebook page. Feel free to start debates on any political or union-related activities that concern you. For example, it could be a reaction to: contributions made by panelists on BBC’s ‘Question Time’ or …

28th October 2014Read More »
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On Saturday 18th October the West Sussex Branch sent two coaches of members to London to take part in the TUC march ‘Britain needs a …

20th October 2014Read More »
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