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Council’s Chief Executive meets with Apprentices for National Apprenticeship Week 2019

We’ve been following the Apprentice Learning Network at Poole Borough Council for a while now, and we’ve been consistently impressed by the way that the apprentices have supported each other, made use of the resources available to them, and promoted learning opportunities. In this piece Freya Kendall, one of the founder members, explains how the […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Dorset Womens’ Barbeque

Date
18 August 2016 5:30pm
Location
Overcombe, Weymouth

Event on the UNISON South West site.

UNISON campaign wins living wage at Cornwall Council

UNISON are thrilled that Cornwall Councillors voted at the full council meeting to re-instate the Living Wage Foundation pay rate for staff at the bottom of the pay structure – the majority being women.  In a joint campaign between the Trade Unions and the Labour Party, councillors were persuaded that Cornwall Council needed to continue […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.

Regional health and safety forum

Date
7 July 2016 10:00am–4:30pm

Event on the UNISON South West site.

South West Women’s Conference 2016

Date
30 September – 2 October 2016

Event on the UNISON South West site.

Somerset private care tea party

Date
28 July 2016 12:00pm–4:00pm

Event on the UNISON South West site.

Low income workers urged to claim tax credits now

Across the country the one million people in low-paid jobs who have yet to apply for tax credits should hurry up and do so before it’s too late and universal credit arrives in their area, say UNISON and benefit experts Entitledto today (Monday). The two organisations have issued this urgent appeal to low-income workers because […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.

EU consultation resources

To get the voices of public service workers heard, we need to get educated and organised! Check out the resources below and contact your branch to see what they have planned during the consultation. Here’s the full UNISON consultation document – but feel free to start with the pamphlets we have produced regionally. Check out […]

News on the UNISON South West site.

Let us work for a better future: Drop the Trade Union Bill

Date
6 July 2015 – 4 May 2016

Trade unions are a force for good in society – the Government must stop its attack on working people and focus on the real problems.

Campaign on the UNISON South West site.

UNISON helps University of Bath win living wage accreditation

More than 300 staff will gain as area’s second-largest employer makes the move

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

TUC National Inspection Day 2017

Date
25 October 2017 12:00am–12:00am

The TUC National Inspection Day falls on the Wednesday of each European Health and Safety Week. This year UNISON is encouraging safety reps to specifically consider inspections focusing on whether the workplace is healthy for all ages. With the working population ageing and apprenticeship schemes being introduced as an alternative to schooling, this focus is […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Promoting credit unions and campaigning around high cost credit – branch guide

Advice for branches about how they can promote credit unions and campaign on high cost credit.

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON president tells Jarrow marchers – we can save the NHS

“We can save our NHS, but the time to act is now,” UNISON president Lucia McKeever told a rally in Nottingham during the People’s March for the NHS

Article on the UNISON National site.

Meat hygiene ballot – background

UNISON members in the Food Standards Agency are set to ballot for industrial action on pay in the coming weeks, after the employer forced a 0.75% pay rise on them earlier this year

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to launch public services manifesto

With less than a year to go to the general election, UNISON is launching its manifesto for public services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.