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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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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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