NJC Pay Claim 2020-2021 Member Meetings

UNISON are holding a number of member meetings in various venues to discuss the NJC Pay Claim 2020-2021 in more detail.  All UNISON members employed by Staffordshire County Council are welcome to come along to these meetings.  Please pass this information onto your...

NJC PAY CLAIM 2020-2021

LOCAL GOVERNMENT – NJC Pay Claim 2020-2021Most members pay has been devalued by 22% since 2009 when the cost of living (RPI) is compared to NJC pay increases.  For someone earning £18,000 this represents a £5,626 loss in earnings meaning a 26.6% pay increase is needed...

Welfare Support

Financial Assistance If you are a member and you are experiencing financial difficulties, whatever the circumstances, There for You can offer you support.You may have financial problems for reasons including:relationship breakdown;loss of income;suffering from a long...

First Aid at Work Training

This is a joint statement by the Health and Safety Executive and the First Aid at Work Quality Partnership (FAWQP) It has been brought to the attention of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that some organisations seeking to commission First Aid at Work (FAW)...

Working Environment – The Legal Position

The Legal PositionAn employer must provide a working environment which is, as far as is reasonably practical, safe and without risks to health. In addition, employers have to assess risks and introduce any necessary prevention or control measures, and the risk from...

Women Chainmakers’ Festival – Midlands

On Saturday, 06 July 2019, residents of Cradley Heath in the West Midlands will take a step back in time, in honour of the women who fought to secure better rights for female workers, as part of the Women Chainmakers’ Festival.  Read the full event...

What you need to know on The Equality Act 2010

Protected Characteristics The Equality Act covers the same groups that were protected by existing equality legislation – age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and...

Workers Memorial Day 2019

International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) on 28 April is our day to remember the dead and fight for the living. Up to 50,000 people die each year in the UK from work-related ill health and accidents.  Although few UNISON members die in workplace incidents, many...