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UNISON NJC (national joint committee) reps met in the summer to consider feedback on its recommendation for the 2020/21 NJC pay claim. The committee had …

23rd October 2019Read More »
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UNISON is working with National Numeracy, an independent charity, to give all our members working in schools the chance to brush up their number skills. By …

23rd October 2019Read More »
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UNISON has welcomed MPs’ call for a ‘multi billion pounds cash injection’ into education. The call for the investment, together with a proper, longterm funding …

23rd October 2019Read More »
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After a busy recruitment fortnight we are delighted to report that West Sussex County branch membership is at an all-time high: Full members: 5,559 Retired members: 632 Total membership: 6,191 Thanks go to all members who joined and also existing members who encouraged their colleagues to join. With more members, …

23rd October 2019Read More »
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As previously reported, WSCC is consulting UNISON on merging three of its most important policies (sickness, disciplinary and capability) into one single policy. UNISON is …

16th October 2019Read More »
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UNISON’s rep on the forum, Keith Manville, updates us on the latest concerns. “There are considerable challenges ahead. Despite the fact we are all fed up hearing about ‘Brexit’, it does play a part, because government departments and any spending reviews are distracted or delayed by it. “This isn’t helped …

16th October 2019Read More »
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Longer-standing members will recall a spate of overpayments being made to staff at WSCC – and particularly in schools – a few years ago which …

16th October 2019Read More »
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Are you the manager of a team and do you hold regular team meetings? If so, can you help by letting us have a short …

16th October 2019Read More »
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The October 2019 edition of Branch Lines is now available for you to download! Branch Lines – October 2019 edition Printed copies are being distributed around …

4th October 2019Read More »
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The Ofsted commissioner’s report into West Sussex Children’s Services has confirmed what UNISON has been telling the council’s political and executive leadership for 18 months: …

4th October 2019Read More »
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