UNISON’s questions to BCC full council on the Trade Union Bill

UNISON has submitted the following questions to full council on 10/11/2015. We hope the mayor will provide a positive response, indicating his support for UNISON's work and opposition to the Trade Union Bill. Steve Crawshaw Bristol’s improving public services and good...

Newsletter for School Staff – Autumn 2015

The latest edition of UNISON’s Schools Newsletter is now here In addition to the newsletter there are a range of other organising and recruitment materials for schools available contact us at the branch office if you require any for your...

South West Regional Council

The next UNISON South West Regional Council meeting is being held on Saturday 3 October 2015, 10.00am – 4.00pm at UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre Filton Road Bristol BS34 8QZ          South West regional council Regional Council brings together branches from...

Bristol Black History Trail

Black History Trail, Bristol 16 August 2015 To commemorate the national anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, UNISON South West Regional Black Members committee invite you to take a walk through Bristol’s historical sites, tracing its major...

Unison Learning Representative

  Union learning representatives (ULRs) are people interested in learning. They are involved in promoting learning, encourage others to take up learning opportunities and signposting people to courses taking place locally or online. As a ULR you will be part of a...

Octopus monthly prize draw

The monthly Octopus lottery is a great way of supporting the vital work of There for You. Not only has the lottery become a valuable source of income for the charity, it also helps spread the word about the important work we do every day.  Each monthly entry costs as...

WORKING ARRANGEMENTS POLICY PROPOSALS AND THE NEW BRISTOL CONTRACT

Summary Bristol City Council have been in negotiations with the Joint Unions regarding the Working Arrangements Policy (WAP) since early November 2014 with broad agreement reached on changes to the policy, subject to a ballot of members. The ballot has now been...

Holiday Pay Claims

The European Court has recently ruled in a UNISON case that workers ought not to suffer financially when they take annual leave.  This means that if you receive any of the above payments or any other additional payments when you are at work (other than expenses) but...

Social Care News – Pay Up For Travel Time – Major Travel Time Ruling

A leading elderly care company has been prosecuted by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for refusing to pay staff for the time it takes them to travel between appointments.   They had alsonot paid some staff for other extra hours worked   The landmark case — which could...

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