Monthly Archives: March 2018

Pay Up Now Rally – Runnymede, Saturday 7th April

We’re supporting Surrey County UNISON branch to lobby Phillip Hammond MP End the public sector pay cap! £10/hour minimum wage! No to Austerity! We’ll be meeting in Brighton to travel to Egham and march to the Runnymede Memorial. Invited speakers include John McDonnell MP, Dave Prentis UNISON General Secretary, Len McCluskey UNITE General Secretary, Jac Berry, Diana Leech and Dan Sartin NEC Members. All…

International Women’s Day

It’s absolutely fantastic to see the University is celebrating International Women’s Day with their Women of Impact page, such incredible work by so many academic colleagues, and doubtless countless more not on the page! What isn’t so great is the lack of even a nod in the direction of our amazing female support staff here at the University of Brighton.…

Coming out for trans equality

Over the past few years we have seen a great increase in the visibility and awareness of trans and gender identity issues, unfortunately alongside that there has been a lot of hate, discrimination and violence. So often the conversation is focused on how people will be affected by trans people, but we need to also think about how society affects…

Thanks to all members who made it to our AGM yesterday!

We had 60 people there, which was brilliant given the weather. Thanks in particular to those who made it from outside Moulsecoomb. We really appreciate their efforts to get here. Sandy Nicoll from UNISON’s National Executive Council spoke and we discussed a wide rang of subjects – pay, stress, casual workers, annual leave, job description changes, the government review of…

Subscribe By Email

Get every new post delivered right to your inbox.

This form is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Skip to toolbar