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More unions join July 10 There has been good news this week. A number of other unions have announced they are joining UNISON and the NUT to make July 10 a massive day of action on public sector pay and cuts. As well as UNISON and teachers in NUT, firefighters …

4th July 2014Read More »
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UNISON members in local government and schools have decided through a democratic ballot to take strike action over pay. We have done so because our take-home pay has fallen by a massive 20% in real terms since 2009. If our pay had simply risen in line with inflation, we would …

1st July 2014Read More »
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If I strike is it a ‘breach of contract’ and what does that mean? Do I have to tell my manager I intend to take strike action? Can I make up any pension contributions I miss? Can I get any financial support from the union to help with the loss …

25th June 2014Read More »
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UNISON’s local government and school support staff members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be taking one day of strike action on 10th July in support of better pay. The decision was taken following a ‘yes’ vote in a strike ballot. UNISON West Sussex has announced it intends to …

23rd June 2014Read More »
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UNISON West Sussex supports its members through a huge range of stressful and difficult situations in the workplace. Whether helping members through a redundancy sitution, providing individual representation or a simple piece of advice, UNISON is on-hand year round. Here are a selection of comments which have come into the UNISON …

23rd June 2014Read More »
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Are you struggling to cope with the rising cost of living? Finding that you’re having to economise in every area of expenditure? Worried about back to school costs? Help is on hand. UNISON has set up a limited fund to help UNISON members on low income with school uniform costs …

23rd June 2014Read More »
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The ballot is on! It is absolutely vital that as many members as possible vote – and vote ‘yes’ to strike action – if we …

15th June 2014Read More »
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UNISON’s Higher Education members have voted overwhelmingly to accept a pay offer that will see thousands of low paid university staff receive the Living Wage and end a long running pay dispute in the sector. Following a period of consultation, 89% of UNISON members voted to accept the offer for 2014/15, …

15th June 2014Read More »
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Two West Sussex Free Schools, the recently closed Discovery School in Crawley, and The Chichester Free School are “two case studies in the costly and dangerous dismantling of our state education system” said Sarah Maynard of West Sussex Academy Watch. Discovery recently closed its doors after Inspectors said it was …

16th May 2014Read More »
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The Financial Adult Safeguarding and Welfare Benefits Advice services run by West Sussex County Council are two essential public services which support the most vulnerable people in our community. County Council Cabinet member for Finance Michael Brown recently took a decision to outsource the services to private firm Capita, despite …

16th May 2014Read More »
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