Monthly Archives: July 2016

University Staff to be balloted on action over pay.

UNISON members in higher education are to be balloted on whether they wish to take strike action over their employers’ pay offer, which would see most staff receive a 1.1% increase. UNISON’s  Higher Education Service Group Executive will be calling on members to reject the 1.1% pay offer and take strike action to put pressure on the employers to make…

Defend the NHS Sussex

July’s Branch Committee meeting agreed to support Defend the NHS Sussex in their campaign to keep the NHS free and publically owned. More information on what they’re doing here:      

New Learning Bursary for Low Paid Women Members

UNISON’s low-paid or part-time women members across the South East wishing to take up study at their own expense can now access a new ‘education bursary’ which is a scheme designed to help with the financial cost of studying. There are two grants available: a grant of £150.00 per year for a maximum of three years for a shorter courses…

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