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Somerset County Branch celebrates trade unions with Big Workplace Meeting event

Feb 09

Hearts Union week. Branch workplace meeting today was well attended. The country-wide video defending trade unions, presented by Frances O'Grady and Eddy Izzard, discussed the Trade Union and the threat to workers rights by this government.

UNISON calls for Somerset County Council to learn lessons from Southwest One joint venture

Dec 21

Somerset County Council and Southwest One joint venture is brought to an end, and UNISON calls for lessons to be learned.

Local Government Services Pay Offer Accepted

Nov 24

The proposal over Pay from the employers had been accepted by UNISON members. Thank you to everyone who took part in the consultative ballot. As the settlement relates to a period up to April 2016, we are no longer in dispute with the employers over Pay.

UNISON to organise ballot in academy schools

Aug 05

UNISON is set to ballot members working in academy schools on industrial action over pay.

Exemptions - why we took a tough line ahead of the strike

Jul 08

UNISON has made the decision regionally that there will be NO exemptions for Life and Limb Cover for the strike action on Thursday and has responded to Somerset County Council in accordance with that decision.

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Calais Convoy – Practical, immediate steps to help those in need today

May27

Please do give whatever support you can. Because in different circumstances it could be any of us – any of our families - stood far from home and unable to go back

The article Calais Convoy – Practical, immediate steps to help those in need today first appeared on the UNISON site.

Union backs 18 June convoy in solidarity with refugees

May27

Union calls on members to take part in or donate goods to convoy travelling to refugee camp in Calais

The article Union backs 18 June convoy in solidarity with refugees first appeared on the UNISON site.

UNISON’s legal team wins prestigious employment law award

May26

UNISON’s legal team has won the inaugural Solicitors Journal award for employment team of the year, against stiff competition

The article UNISON’s legal team wins prestigious employment law award first appeared on the UNISON site.

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