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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.

Local government and school support workers in Somerset to strike over pay

Jul 08

Carers, social workers, refuse collectors, street cleaners and teaching assistants will be among thousands of local council and school support workers in Somerset set to strike on the 10th July as part of a nationwide action over pay.

Forum - Dealing with Austerity in Taunton

Jun 13

The Taunton and West Somerset Anti-Austerity Community Campaign's Steering Group is organising a forum to consider the impacts of austerity on the people and community of Taunton and West Somerset and how we are coping with them. This will be on Thursday 26th June 2014 at 7pm at Friends Meeting House, Bath Place, Taunton.

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NI local government and school support workers to strike again


No local government or school support worker should be paid below the living wage, says UNISON

Local government and school support workers to strike again


UNISON local government and school support workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are set to hold a second day of strike action on Tuesday 30 September.

UNISON moves to ballot angry NHS workers over pay


UNISON, the UK's largest health union is to ballot its 300,000 NHS members in England for strike action

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