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Living Wage Campaign Reaches 700th Employer Milestone!

Brighton and Hove LG Unison branch is proud to sponsor the city’s Living Wage campaign, which recently celebrated signing up more than 700 local employers. The campaign asks local employers to pledge to pay staff the real Living Wage of … Continue reading

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UNISON NEC Elections 2021

Unison’s National Executive Council (NEC) elections & branch nominations.  Voting runs until 27 May. Unison National Executive Council Elections (NEC) are due to begin on the 4th May and run until the 27th May.  If you are a Unison member, … Continue reading

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Results of Brighton & Hove Unison Branch Secretary Election

Following our online Branch AGM on Thursday 18 March, Corinna Edwards-Colledge and Diana Leach were elected as joint Branch Secretaries, and will be carrying out the role as a job share. Nearly 80 members attended and 72 people voted. The … Continue reading

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AGM & Branch Secretary Elections

It’s our first online AGM at 12.30-2 pm on 18 March. The meeting will include the election of our new Branch Secretary, so it’s really important that as many members as possible come and exercise their democratic vote. Please see … Continue reading

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RESULTS OF 2020/21 NJC PAY CONSULTATION

Here are the results for the 2020/21 NJC Pay consultation for Brighton & Hove Unison. It was a disappointing turnout, but these are unprecedented and challenging times for our members. As ever, we stand in solidarity with them and are … Continue reading

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Sue Beatty Branch Secretary Retirement Statement

Our wonderful Branch Secretary, Sue Beatty, is retiring at the end of this month. Read her message to all members below. Her dedication, determination and commitment to supporting our 4000 members, and helping them work in a safe, inclusive and … Continue reading

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HAVE YOUR SAY ON PAY! – Deadline 10 August

Unison is consulting all NJC members on the current pay offer from the employers of 2.75%. All members have a vote on whether to accept or reject this offer. If you have not received a ballot paper via email please … Continue reading

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Latest School Update on wider school re-opening from our schools conveners. For all BHCC Schools and Nursery Staff (11 June 2020)

Update on the wider school re-opening situation. This morning the local authority received updated guidance from Public Health (who provide advice to BHCC)  that has led to them changing their advice from holding off on opening schools more widely, to … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove Unison Statement of Support & Solidarity over the killing of George Floyd.

The horrific killing of Black  American, George Floyd, is deeply distressing to all trade unionists and our communities. UNISON, together with all trade unions, has a responsibility to be the vanguard of the fight against racism in all its forms, … Continue reading

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City events in support of Black Lives Matter

In response to the horrific killing of George Floyd in the USA many people in Brighton and Hove are showing their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter campaigns here as well as in America.Events scheduled for the next few days … Continue reading

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