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UNISON STEPS-UP FIGHT-BACK AGAINST CANCER AND END OF LIFE CARE PRIVATISATION

UNISON STEPS-UP FIGHT-BACK AGAINST CANCER AND END OF LIFE CARE PRIVATISATION

UNISON Assistant General Secretary, Karen Jennings, is today issuing a rallying cry to patients and the public in Staffordshire, urging them to join the fight-back against the privatisation of local cancer services and end of life care.

SHROPSHIRE HEARTAGE

SHROPSHIRE HEARTAGE

 

“How old do you think your heart age is? If you haven’t done so already, please take the time to participate in this new health campaign, recently launched by Shropshire Public Health team.

 

Shropshire’s HeartAge Campaign led by Shropshire Council’s Public Health team in partnership with the HeartAge Partnership is part of an innovative drive to help people understand their heart health and how lifestyle factors can affect it.

 

RETIRED MEMBERS NEWSLETTER SUMMER 2014

Hi

Please find attached below the latest edition of the Retired Members Newsletter, if you want to make any comments or contact the Branch please use the contact details on the newsletter.

Regards

Alan James - Branch Secretary

Retired Members Meeting 18 August 2014

Please find attached below the minutes of the meeting held in July and the Agenda for this months meeting.

 

Regards

 

Peter Roscoe

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT WORKERS TO STRIKE AGAIN

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT WORKERS TO STRIKE AGAIN

UNISON's 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.

The announcement follows the strike on 10 July, which saw around a million public service workers walk out in an increasingly bitter dispute over pay.

UNISON members in Local Government and Health make a stand

UNISON members in Local Government and Health make a stand

 

Well Done

Well done on the success of J10 – now pile on the local pressure to get pay talks reopened!

A PERSONAL THANK YOU

A PERSONAL THANK YOU

Can I please take this opportunity to say a big thank you to all Shropshire UNISON members who took part in last Thursday’s day of action and who took the difficult decision to stay away from work.

I know that you will all have been under tremendous pressure to come into work. I also appreciate that for many of you if will have been a very difficult decision to have made financially.

I appreciate and salute your solidarity and your courage in standing up for yourself and your fellow workers.

UNISON HAILS STRIKE AS A HUGE SUCCESS

UNISON HAILS STRIKE AS A HUGE SUCCESS

UNISON is hailing yesterdays strike action by local government and school support workers as an overwhelming success, with more than one million public service workers reported to have attended picket lines and rallies in protest over this year's pay offer.

Strike Action Letter

Dear Member, As you all know by now UNISON- alongside our sister unions within local government- have called for a day of strike action on Thursday 10th July in support of our campaign to receive a just and fair pay increase after suffering 5 years of below inflation pay rises and pay cuts. In Shropshire we have been hit particularly hard and have seen our pay packets decrease by 22% in 4 years !

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