The scandal of PFI – important exhibition

Brighton and Hove UNISON is happy to support this event, organised by Sussex Defend the NHS.

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Defend our Services!

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Pay up now!

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Come to the branch AGM


If you are a member of the Brighton and Hove Local Government Unison branch, please come to our  Annual General Meeting on 21st March 2018.

This is an opportunity for our members to meet with other members and Branch Officers, to hear about what are currently “hot topics” for the branch (this year one of these is the current pay claim and possible future dispute over pay) and to elect the Branch Officers for the coming 12 months, who will oversee the issues that face our members, both in and out of the council.

Brighton Town Hall is wheelchair accessible. The branch will also meet the costs of dependent’s care should you want to attend the meeting but are concerned about child care/dependency costs.

Refreshments and a choice of snacks etc will be available from 5.00pm.  The meeting itself will start at 5.30pm. and usually finishes between  6.45-7.00pm.  Please do try and make it along.  All branch members are welcome.

If you or a UNISON member you know would like to consider standing for any of the Branch Officer posts, contact the branch office on 01273 291611 to get a nomination form to be completed and returned to the branch office no later than Friday 23rd February 2018.

 We very much look forward to seeing you at the AGM.  Where there is Unity, There is Strength






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Protest at Hunt’s visit


Unison members joined other protesters at Brighton’s Royal Sussex County Hospital last Thursday (1st Feb) to tell Health Minister Jeremy Hunt what they think of the Tories’ attacks on the NHS. Sussex Defend NHS found out at late notice that Hunt was visiting the hospital but still managed to gather a sizeable crowd. When he arrived he tried to enter the Audrey Emerton building through a locked door and had to run the gauntlet of the angry protesters to get in through another entrance!

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Pay – reject the offer!

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Have your say on the 2% pay offer

The Local Government Association (LGA) has made a pay offer of 2% for each of the next two years to local government staff, including those in schools.

After Unison meets at national level on 23rd January members will be asked for their views of this offer, using postal or electronic ballots or workplace meetings. Make sure you have you say!

You can read more about the offer here jan18payleaflet

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