Category Archives: Local Government

Pay Up Now!

Public sector workers need a pay rise! For years now, public service workers have seen their pay held back by government in the name of austerity. First a [..]

2017, Community, Local Government, Low Paid Members, Oxford, Pay, Schools, Social Work, UNISON, UNISON National, UNISON SE Region , , , , , , ,

LGPS Pension Update August 2017

Our fund continues to gain value and is now worth £2.2Bn! Overall, the LGPS in the UK is in fine form with over 5.3M members; and 14,000 separate [..]

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UNISON Oxfordshire Rest Break Survey For Members

Do you get regular scheduled rest breaks?  Are you able to leave the premises or are you expected to be ‘on call’ at all times?  Are you aware [..]

2017, Black And Minority Ethnic Members, campaigns, Employment Rights, Health and safety, LGBT, Local Government, Low Paid Members, Private & Voluntary Sector, Women Members, Young Members , , , , , , , , , , ,

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 , , , , , , , , , ,

ONE OXFORDSHIRE Proposal

There are major changes planned for Oxfordshire some or all you may be aware of.  Oxfordshire County Council in partnership with South Oxfordshire and Vale Of The White [..]

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