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Voting for the new Unison General Secretary Closes on 27th November

A hugely important vote is coming up, that will shape the direction, aims and values of the union going forward. If you have not yet got your ballot papers for the General Secretary election please call the helpline on 0800 … Continue reading

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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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Safe return to work demo today – Hove Town Hall 3pm

Sussex Defend the NHS has called a safe protest to show solidarity with health workers, school and other key workers, and parents, who are resisting returning to work or school without the “5 tests” laid out by trade unions, being … Continue reading

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There for you

There for You, the charity for UNISON members, is here to help UNISON members get the practical and financial support they need.  Despite the current difficulties, we remain open and are here to help in any way that we can. … Continue reading

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No going back until it’s safe!

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL UNISON MEMBERS RE REOPENING OF SCHOOLS ON 1 JUNE UNISON is not in agreement with reopening schools on 1st June and we urge our members not to agree to doing so. Dear friends You will no … Continue reading

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