Category Archives: Community

Sleep-ins and the National Minimum Wage

Recent case law has established that “sleep-ins” are covered by the National Minimum Wage (NMW) regulations.  So even if a worker is allowed to sleep at work, if [..]

2017, Black And Minority Ethnic Members, Branch news, Care, Community, Disabled Members, Employment Rights, LGBT, Local Government, Low Paid Members, Pay, Private & Voluntary Sector, UNISON, UNISON National, Women Members, Young Members , , , , , , , , , ,

£50 Winter Fuel Grants For Members

Get help staying warm this winter.  With rising fuel costs and another cold winter many members are worried about how they’re going to pay this year’s winter fuel [..]

2017, Branch news, campaigns, Community, Disabled Members, Further Education, Local Government, Low Paid Members, Membership benefits, Private & Voluntary Sector, Schools, UNISON, UNISON National, Women Members, Young Members , , , , ,

Stars In Our Schools 2016

  Celebrate support staff on 25 November 2016 – Visit the Stars in our schools website Stars in our Schools is a celebration of school support staff. UNISON has organised [..]

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UNISON In Support Of Refugee Action’s ‘Let Them Learn’

UNISON has posted 5 ways Branches can help refugees this Christmas, you can read about it here. Refugees who have found safety in the UK want to rebuild [..]

2016, Black And Minority Ethnic Members, Community, Equality, Events, Low Paid Members, UNISON, UNISON National, Welfare, Women, Women Members , , , , , , , , ,

UNISON National Delegates Conference – Brighton 2016

UNISON National Conference took place this year in Brighton 21st – 24th June.  Delegates from Oxfordshire County branch attended to participate and support debates on a wide range of [..]

2016, Academies, Black And Minority Ethnic Members, Community, Conference, Disabled Members, Employment Rights, Equality, Events, Further Education, Health and safety, LGBT, Low Paid Members, NHS, Pensions, Private & Voluntary Sector, Retired members, Schools, Self organised groups, UNISON, Women Members, Young Members , , , , , , ,