Monthly Archives: August 2016

Unison statement on council nursery dispute

UNISON has a large number  of members working within Brighton & Hove City Council’s nurseries.  This service is provided by highly qualified staff whose dedication and commitment to the children they care for is second to none. We understand that … Continue reading

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Unions fight cuts to children’s nurseries

Could you afford an £8000 pay cut? GMB calls for unnecessary cuts to Brighton Hove City Council Childrens Nursery Services to be stopped to ensure consistency of care for City’s most vulnerable and protect predominantly female low paid workforce from … Continue reading

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Unison branch wins recognition agreement

  Contractor agrees to union recognition Following a meeting last week with the owner of the new provider for New Larchwood (Adult Social Care) Branch Secretary Sue Beatty is happy to let you know that the company has agreed, in … Continue reading

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Unison’s response to councillor’s view of Labour leadership election

In line with Unison’s national policy our new Branch Secretary, Sue Beatty, had this response to Cllr Bewick’s comments about the Labour leadership election published as a letter in today’s issue of the paper. Nice one Sue! The Argus “Opinion” … Continue reading

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In defence of trade unions

  Our former Branch Secretary, Alex Knutsen, has written to the Argus in response to the new pier owner’s call to “smash unions.” Dear Editor, My immediate reaction to reading The Argus report that quoted Luke Johnson, Palace Pier owner, … Continue reading

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Latest Defend the NHS campaign news

Please sign this petition against the privatisation of children’s medical services in Brighton & Hove NHS https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/petition-to-stop-the-sell-off-and-decimation-of-children-s-health-services-in-brighton-1 You can also view a film of the campaign’s recent highly successful public meeting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzdbCJqXJSo  

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