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Keeping pupils, parents and staff safe

UNISON calls on government to make clear how it will keep pupils, parents and staff safe   Following last night’s announcement by the Prime Minister that he plans to increase the number of pupils allowed to attend primary schools in England on … Continue reading

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Domestic violence increases under lockdown

As you may be aware from reports in the media, incidents of domestic violence and abuse have risen following lock down. UNISON has a comprehensive guide on Domestic Violence and Abuse which includes guidance for reps and branches on … Continue reading

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Long live May Day!

On Friday at 07:00 UTC, the world’s first global virtual May Day celebration will begin. That’s 08:00 in London. Working together with the International Trade Union Confederation and all the global union federations, the Labourstart organisation is hosting a 12- hour … Continue reading

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Remember the dead – fight for the living!

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Demand more PPE and testing!

Remember the dead. Fight for the living! Keep up the pressure for proper PPE and testing Next Tuesday, 28th April, is International Workers Memorial Day, when trade unionists all over the world remember workers killed while doing their jobs. Never … Continue reading

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Employers make pay offer

NJC employers offer and joint union response The Local Government Association has made an increased pay offer for staff on NJC pay and conditions. Unison’s national negotiators have not accepted that this is the employers’ final offer, as a number … Continue reading

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Branch AGM postponed until further notice

Due to the precautions needed to try and prevent the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus) the Brighton and Hove Unitary Unison Branch AGM, due to take place on 26th March, has been postponed until further notice.

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Branch statement on Coronavirus

These are very difficult and worrying times for all of us.  You may have an elderly relative you are concerned about, or wonder how you are going to support your kids and work from home if the schools close.  You … Continue reading

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March Against Racism

Race hate crime is on the rise and the far-right are organising all around the country. Racist graffiti has appeared in our own city recently. Boris Johnson’s re-election means that the Tories’ racist agenda will also continue. As anti-racists, we … Continue reading

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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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