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Unison supports Moulsecoomb strikers

Unison members joined parents and other trade unions on the picket outside Moulsecoomb Primary School last Thursday (21st November.) The NEU and GMB unions were striking in protest at the government’s attempts to force the school to become an academy. … Continue reading

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Disability Pride talk marks International Day of Disabled people

Unison members are among those invited to this event organised by Brighton & Hove City Council: Why I Started Disability Pride’ Talk and Q&A from Jenny Skelton Tuesday 3 December, 12.30 – 2pm Brighton Town Hall, Council Chamber To mark … Continue reading

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Real Living Wage goes up to £9.30 per hour

Brighton & Hove Local Government Unison branch continues to sponsor the city’s vibrant Living Wage Campaign and was at its event to mark Living Wage week on 13th November. The real Living Wage (not the fake “Living Wage” which is … Continue reading

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Join the fight for our NHS on 5th November

STOP PRESS! time change for Defend NHS lobby on 5th Nov The Defend NHS lobby of the Health and Wellbeing Board will now be at 8.45am at Hove Town Hall on Tuesday, 5th November. The meeting time has been changed … Continue reading

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Albion sign up to Living Wage

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed up to the city’s Living Wage campaign, sponsored by our Unison branch. The club has become one of a handful of Premiership clubs to pay all its staff the real Living Wage of £9 … Continue reading

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March for Moulsecoomb Primary!

The Department for Education has imposed a forced Academisation Order on Moulsecoomb Primary, a much loved local authority community school. Parents, staff, ex-pupils, trade unions, the council, local MPs and the wider community are united in fighting to keep the … Continue reading

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Hands Off Moulsecoomb Primary School!

PUBLIC MEETING – OPEN TO ALL TUESDAY 18TH JUNE 6-7.30PM MOULSECOOMB PRIMARY SCHOOL Following an “Inadequate” Ofsted rating Moulsecoomb Primary School faces being forced to join a multi-academy trust. This decision by the Department for Education is opposed by Brighton … Continue reading

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