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Plymouth in UNISON

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We have over 5,000 members in Plymouth in UNISON, with Branch Officers, Stewards and Health & Safety Reps located throughout the city you have a strong local Branch support network ready to help you wherever and whenever you need us.

Members in Plymouth in UNISON are people working in the public services, or for private contractors providing public services. They include staff working full or part time in local authorities, the NHS, colleges and schools and the voluntary sector. Employers include: Plymouth City Council, Livewell Southwest, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust and City College Plymouth. We negotiate on behalf of our members for better pay and conditions, help individuals in trouble and campaign for a safer, fairer society.

UNISON is Britain’s biggest union, representing more than 1.3 million members across the UK’s public services.

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All the latest news from your Branch and beyond

Pay offer for Schools and Council Staff

We have received a pay offer from the NJC Employers’ Side. The offer letter is attached, and the key points are: Full and final offer £1290 on all pay points from 1st April That’s equivalent to 5.77% on point 2 and 2.5% on point 43.       Full breakdown here Copy of...

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HCA Ballot Goes live at Derriford Hospital

HCAs have been signing up to UNISON by the dozen in order to take part in industrial action after Derriford Management failed to deal with their grievance over historically unfair pay. Now ballot papers are hitting mats and we expect to start getting returns by the...

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Training in Plymouth for new Reps

We have had a lot of new activists sign up over recent months. Many at Derriford where we are progressing a campaign to win pay justice for our HCAs, but also in Plymouth Council, Livewell and elsewhere. For that reason we have manged to get the Reps training course...

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NJC pay 2024

Care workers, refuse collectors, social workers, teaching assistants, community workers, street cleaners and so many more go above and beyond every single day. Local government staff keep communities safe, clean and accessible, yet there is often little or no...

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