Monthly Archives: November 2015

Lobby of council budget meetings on 3rd and 17th December

LOBBY THE BUDGET MEETINGS ON 3rd AND 17th DECEMBER 2015. Policy and Resources, from 3pm, 3rd December, at the Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton. Full Council, from 3.30pm, 17th December, Brighton Town Hall. Brighton and Hove UNISON has declared that … Continue reading

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Don’t Bomb Syria – Brighton & Hove campaign details

Many people in Brighton & Hove are horrified that there may be a Parliamentary vote next week to join in the bombing of Syria. As in Iraq, innocent people in Syria will be the victims of such bombings and, as … Continue reading

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Council unions stand together to resist cuts and privatisation

The three trade unions representing the majority of Brighton & Hove City Council employees came together this week to start a campaign against the latest round of cuts. More than 50 people attended a public meeting called by Unison, the … Continue reading

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BHCC proposes to share “support services” with other councils.. Unison vows to defend members’ jobs and conditions.

Important – Support Services Proposals  Unison and GMB reps met senior managers on Thursday afternoon to discuss the proposals which will go to Policy and Resources Committee on 3rd December.   The central proposal is that a number of services … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove Council Workers Speak Out Against the Cuts

Unions in Brighton & Hove have organized a public meeting next week to give local people a chance to find out about the proposed cuts to a range of services directly from the representatives of the workers who provide those … Continue reading

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Angry care workers lobby Council meeting

      Around 40 Unison members in Adult Social Care joined service users in protesting against council plans to cut or privatise Learning Disabilities Accommodation Service and the Tower House Day Service.  These services are vital to some of the … Continue reading

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Emergency Protest – Council services under threat of closure or privatisation! 5.00pm Portslade Town Hall – Wednesday 4th November

    The city council is trying to sneak through proposals to close or effectively privatise vital services for adults at a “special” Policy and Resources Committee meeting on Wednesday evening. The unions have been given 3 working days’ notice of … Continue reading

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