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Glyn Jenkins, UNISON’s national lead negotiator on the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will be leading presentations for UNISON West Sussex members. Presentations will take …

5th February 2016Read More »
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You’re invited to join in the commemoration of the Spanish Civil War, and its connection with Worthing. The International Brigades Memorial Trust (IBMT) is organising the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War in Worthing from 2-4 pm on Saturday 13 February at the Labour Hall, Lyndhurst …

5th February 2016Read More »
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1% x 2? Here are 1,2, 3 reasons why you should REJECT it Members in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and other occupational pension …

1st February 2016Read More »
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One of our West Sussex branch Teaching Assistant members was awarded a £27,000 payout after intervention by UNISON’s solicitors Thompson’s. This followed an injury on the way to work. She was knocked-off her bicycle, hitting her head on the car’s bonnet. She broke her wrist but also suffered from ‘postconcussion …

1st February 2016Read More »
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Local libraries, schools, day care centres and fire stations are all public services. But all can be privatised or outsourced: run by companies that don’t …

1st February 2016Read More »
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UNISON is asking all its members to reject the employers’ two-year pay offer of 1% each year for the next two financial years (with some …

28th January 2016Read More »
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The council’s former Adult and Community Learning Service, now outsourced to social enterprise ‘Aspire Sussex’ has been rated as ‘inadequate’ by OFSTED just three years after it was rated as ‘good’, when under council control. It’s yet more evidence of outsourcing failure. UNISON said from the start that outsourcing was the …

28th January 2016Read More »
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UNISON West Sussex Branch Secretary Dan Sartin was invited to be on the panel at the national, formal launch of a book focusing on the …

28th January 2016Read More »
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We have a fantastic job opportunity in our branch for a Casework Coordinator. It’s a vital role supporting our 6,000 members. You’ll advise and represent …

22nd January 2016Read More »
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UNISON is recommending that members reject the 1% pay-rise offered each year for the next two years by employers. We believe our members deserve better. To find out the strength of feeling from members, UNSON is organising an electronic consultative ballot. This is not a formal strike ballot. Feedback from …

22nd January 2016Read More »
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