Livewell Southwest has signed UNISON’s Apprenticeship Charter. The health and social care enterprise becomes the second employer in the South West to commit to the charter.
An ice cream van pulled up to Mount Gould Hospital in Plymouth this morning as UNISON handed out treats for NHS staff.
Livewell Group has accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Livewell Group receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.00 in the UK. In the South West over a fifth of all jobs (23.4%) pay less than the real Living Wage – around 529,000 jobs. Despite this, Livewell […]
Teaching assistants, administration staff and meal time assistants in five Plymouth schools are on strike over pay.
A special needs teaching assistant from Plymouth who was assaulted after being threatened by a student on multiple occasions has received compensation, with help from UNISON and Thompsons Solicitors.
With Golden Time under threat, students from Pennycross Primary in Plymouth staged a protest with the help of UNISON.
The city’s branch of public service union UNISON has won a regional award for its success in recruiting, training and organising members. Contrary to claims that people have stopped joining unions, membership of Plymouth in UNISON has grown for a number of years. Despite falling numbers of public service staff in the city, the branch […]
Signing up to a charter on social care would prevent more “inadequate” ratings for Plymouth’s care homes, public service union UNISON has told councillors. UNISON aims to set the bar higher with a Plymouth Residential Care Charter after five residential care centres were told to improve by Care Quality Commission inspections. The Charter lays out […]