Monthly Archives: November 2014

Day school on Palestine

A day school on the issues around the Palestinian conflict and what trade unionists can do is being held at Brighton University’s Grand Parade campus on Saturday, 6th December. All Unison members are welcome to this free event. Full details … Continue reading

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Holiday pay and overtime – act now to claim

Read about how you might be able to claim extra holiday pay if you do regular overtime: http://www.unison.org.uk/news/holiday-pay-too-low-act-now?utm_source=UNISON+members&utm_campaign=66cdf30f07-U_Nov014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_11cb5e5a0c-66cdf30f07-228030513

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Care UK strikers celebrate victory

The longest running social care strike in the history of the NHS has formally ended after 90 days. UNISON members employed by Care UK in Doncaster have voted to accept the concessions won from the employer. The dispute turned from … Continue reading

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Support NHS workers on strike!

Some Unison members (and those of other unions) are still engaged in strike action over pay (even if we’re not!) Please support our brothers and sisters in the health service next week. They have given us this information to publicise: … Continue reading

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Mental health staff strike

Brighton & Hove City Council mental health staff are holding a 32-day strike over working patterns imposed by bosses. The Approved Mental Health Professionals began their walkout on 31 October.They are striking between 10pm and 8am. They had agreed to … Continue reading

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Branch votes no, but national vote is to accept pay offer

Despite an overwhelming vote from Brighton & Hove Unison branch members to reject the derisory pay offer of just over 2% over two years, Unison members nationally have voted to accept. In Brighton & Hove the vote was 551 to … Continue reading

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