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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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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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