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Remember the dead and fight for the living

Monday 28th April is the International Workers Memorial Day, a day when the trade union movement remembers those who have died as a result of their work and renews its commitment to fight for better health and safety for those still

Posted in In the Community

Vote to reject the paltry pay rise offer!

Reminder – the closing date for the return of ballot papers is Thursday 17 April at 12 noon.  All local government members should have received a ballot paper. Please ensure you return yours!

Posted in Terms and Conditions

A Tale of Bob in Barnet

This “A Tale of Bob in Barnet” video provides an insight into the challenges facing Barnet UNISON and their members.

Posted in Miscellaneous

Support Palestinian prisoner rights – protest G4S

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Posted in International

Posted in Miscellaneous

“using the union was a positive experience” – writes a member

Joining UNISON is the best decision I have made in years. Having worked in the Private Care Sector for several years, I had often thought about joining UNISON but felt that it would not be worth my while. However, after

Posted in Miscellaneous

Urgent update on LGPS 2014 England and Wales – Rule of 85 and AVC’s

The Regulations changing the LGPS came into force with effect from 1 April 2014. 1.       Below is an important  update (that was on the UNISON website News section), covering where we are on the Transitional Regulations that will set out the

Posted in Pensions (Local Government)

Protect Our Pensions – LGPS Campaigns Issue 29

Please find attached Protect Our Pensions LGPS Campaign Issue 29 and a briefing for members highlighting the main points of the Local Government Pension Scheme (England and Wales), which started on 1st April 2014.

Posted in Pensions (Local Government)

LV = County Championship Free Ticket Offer for UNISON Members

Howzat for a great giveaway!  Apply now while stocks last!! LV= is delighted to be repeating its offer to UNISON members for a chance to catch some of the LV= CC cricketing action during the 2014 season.

Posted in Miscellaneous

Tell major clothing companies to follow the example of Primark and C&A

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Posted in International, Miscellaneous