Monthly Archives: October 2014

Branch calls for vote to reject derisory pay offer

Brighton & Hove Local Government branch committee unanimously passed a resolution at its meeting on Friday (24th October) calling for members to reject a derisory pay proposal. Ballot papers are currently going out, asking members to vote on accepting a … Continue reading

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Britain Needs a Pay Rise march

Branch members took our banner to the national Britain Needs a Pay Rise march and rally called by the TUC in London on Saturday (18th Oct). An estimateed 90,000 people took part. Follow the link below for pictures – including … Continue reading

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Victory for community equipment store staff!

Staff under threat of privatisation at the city’s community equipment store have won the right to bid to keep the service in-house. After a vigorous campaign led by Unison and the GMB the city council’s policy and resources committee last … Continue reading

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TUC demo in London this Saturday (18th Oct)

TUC Demo this Saturday in London – Britain Needs a Pay Rise – free travel for Unison members The Branch has taken a carriage on the Brighton and Hove Trades Council chartered train to this march. The Branch banner will … Continue reading

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Solidarity with NHS colleagues!

Branch members joined NHS colleagues on their pickets as they staged their half-day strike today (13th October). There were lively turnouts in several sites across the city.

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Support lobbies against privatisation

The national strike is suspended next week, but members are urged to support two important local lobbies against privatisation of services in Brighton & Hove: Tue 14th October Health & Wellbeing Board Lobby Gather at 3.15pm at Hove Cricket Ground … Continue reading

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STRIKE SUSPENDED

The national Local Government strike on 14th October has now been suspended after the national leadership’s announcement that members of Unison, GMB and Unite will be consulted on an offer from the employers. Many believe the new offer does not … Continue reading

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