Wear Red Day – 18 October 2019

On Monday 14th October, many of us witnessed the racist abuse aimed at the black English footballers at the international played in Bulgaria. Quite rightly both UEFA and FIFA are investigating and are looking at the possibility of introducing a worldwide ban on anyone convicted of such actions from been able to attend any games. […]

World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2019

This year World Mental Health Day is focusing on suicide prevention.  The World Health Organisation states that every 40 second somebody commits suicide. The following link takes you to their website and further details relating to this: From UNISON’s nation page If you or anyone you know would like any further information the following […]

Black History Month – October 2019

October is Black History Month. Please click the link for our October 2019 Hotline – Black History Month Special For more on Black History Month which includes a variety of issues, articles and features ranging from the reflections of a Windrush descendant, the appointment of the first Black college Head of College at Oxford University to […]

Green your workplace

Green UNISON Week gave UNISON members the chance to show support for the school climate strikers ahead of their campaign to raise awareness and the school climate strike on 20 September. UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “…Young people demand politicians take seriously the damage being done to our planet and act to save its […]

Green UNISON week

UNISON have called for strong action on climate change for many years. This September, branches across the UK are organising a week of activities to call for urgent action to tackle climate change. Green UNISON Week gives UNISON members the chance to show support for the school climate strikers ahead of their campaign to raise awareness and […]

Y&H Labour Link Nomination

UNISON Labour Link National Committee

Our branch has nominated Wendy Nichols for the UNISON Labour Link National  Committee because she’s the candidate with a record of standing up for public services at every level of our union and the Labour Party. A local councillor and UNISON Regional Convenor, Wendy represents UNISON on Labour’s NEC, and currently serves as Chair – […]

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School Uniform Grant 2019

Follow the link below to find out more about UNISON’s 2019 school uniform grant scheme   Final-2019-SUG

Stress Survey 2019 – results

        This year’s Stress Survey results are now in and we’re able to share the details with you. In some areas there have been improvements, but disturbingly there are some key questions that are worrying, showing worse result than last year or unaltered. “The survey shows 10% of people within the organisation […]