Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Small Step Forward for Council Nursery Staff

As we have reported earlier, Unison is supporting council nursery workers who have all been told that they face cuts of up to £8,000 a year as well as longer shifts. In addition to this, council management wanted to bring … Continue reading

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Charter for city’s voluntary sector

Launch of Brighton People’s Assembly: Voluntary Sector Charter:  Wed 5th October 6 – 7.30pm at Brighthelm, North Rd, Brighton All welcome! Speakers! Food! Refreshments! Workshop! Discussion! AGAINST austerity, privatisation and marketisation. FOR independent action, advocacy and campaigning. brighton-people-launch-poster  

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LDAS privatisation – please sign and share the petition!

http://www.unisonsoutheast.org.uk/unison_calls_for_halt_in_brighton_and_hove_privatisation_plans

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Report raps Brighton & Hove council over bid to privatise learning disability service

LACK OF SCRUTINY, LACK OF TRANSPARENCY, LACK OF A FAIR ECONOMIC PLAN FOR DISABLED PEOPLE A report into Learning Disability Accommodation Services in Brighton and Hove has heavily criticised the council’s decision to privatise the service.  APSE (Association for Public … Continue reading

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Win a surfing holiday!

Four nights accommodation and surf lessons for four! October offers some of the best conditions for surfing. In conjunction with Walking On Waves, Unison’s Croyde Bay holiday park is proud to announce its latest competition, to win a surfing holiday for … Continue reading

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Don’t let Virgin Care run our children’s health services!

Community Health Services for children in Brighton & Hove – health visitors, school nurses and the Family Nurse partnership service – are in danger of being transferred into private organisations such as Virgin Care! A lobby and protest has been … Continue reading

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Social Work Watch – complete the survey

UNISON, in partnership with Community Care magazine, is once again running Social Work Watch to shine a light on a typical working day in social work. On Wednesday 21st September we want as many social work staff as possible to fill … Continue reading

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