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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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Working across international frontiers is a key element of UNISON’s wider role, supporting workers facing unimaginable challenges. Branch officer David Hammond recently attended a UNISON regional seminar to discuss important international issues affecting the union, reminding us that we stand shoulder-to-shoulder with workers fighting for their rights across the world. …

20th October 2014Read More »
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Do our local employers adopt best practice principles when outsourcing their services? UNISON recently commissioned the independent think tank ‘The Smith Institute’ to research the …

10th October 2014Read More »
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The NJC Pay strike planned for Tuesday 14 October is currently suspended. This is because the NJC employers have made a new offer to members. …

10th October 2014Read More »
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Both UNISON and the National Union of Teachers (NUT) recently launched their manifestos. They will be used to challenge all political parties, highlighting the huge challenges facing public services because of the current government’s austerity measures. With less than a year to go to the general election, they set out …

9th October 2014Read More »
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West Sussex County Council delivers 80% of local government services to residents in our county, and thousands of the staff who provide them are UNISON …

9th October 2014Read More »
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Take strike action yourself but also remember to encourage your colleagues to do the same and not to cross picket lines. If you have colleagues who aren’t yet members of UNISON, encourage them to join, so they can be with us on 14 October. Join our picket lines! Come along and support …

9th October 2014Read More »
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UNISON has been balloting its members working in Academies over the summer and during September and the results are now available. Due to the complexity …

6th October 2014Read More »
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Why we’re striking Across the country almost half a million of our jobs have gone. We’ve witnessed savage cuts to vital services. Those of us …

5th October 2014Read More »
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