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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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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 https://www.unison.org.uk/content/uploads/2017/02/24192.pdf 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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