Unison Branch Executive Committee – Vacant Officer Positions

The Branch Executive Committee currently has vacancies for:

  • Welfare Secretary
  • LGBT Officer male – job share
  • Equality Officer
  • Membership & Recruitment Officer
  • Education Secretary
  • Communications Officer
  • Youth Officer
  • International Relations Officer

Job descriptions for each post are available on the latest branch vacancy bulletin  – March 2017

Anyone who requires further information can e-mail Amber Robinson, Branch Secretary- amber.robinson@stoke.gov.uk

Branch Annual Report 2016

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The annual report reflects the work undertaken by the branch January – December 2016. It is well worth a read – 2016

Personal Injury Settlements January 2017 and February 2017

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For January 2017, members in the West Midlands Unison region received £251,400 in compensation for personal injury payments, with members of this branch receiving £3335.  For February 2017, members in the region received £91,090.18.

It always pays to be a Unison member!!

City Council Budget 2017-2018 Contact Information

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If you are affected by the budget or have any questions relating to this, please telephone or e-mail the Convenor who covers your directorate.

City Director & Governance – Amber Robinson – Branch Secretary – mobile 07786 330404 email amber.robinson@stoke.gov.uk

Learning Services Section of Children & Families, Housing & Customer Services, Place Growth & Prosperity, School Support Staff – Brian Tomkinson – Convenor – mobile 07767 814284 email brian.tomkinson@stoke.gov.uk

Children & Families (apart from Learning Services), Finance, Public Health & Adult Social Care – Justin Ashton – Convenor – mobile 07880 966510 email justin.ashton@stoke.gov.uk

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If you are not a member and wish to join, please contact us and we can talk through the benefits of membership and bring you a membership form.

Stars In Schools 25 November 2016

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The branch awarded a food box comprising tea, coffee, chocolates, biscuits and sweets to those schools who organised events in appreciation of their valued School Support Staff on 25 November 2016 for Unison’s Stars In Schools Day.

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Retired Members Conference Southport 2016

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The branch sent a delegate to the Unison National Retired Members’ Conference held in Southport during October 2016.

Their report covers:

  • Women’s SOG meeting
  • Social Care
  • Transport
  • Energy

all issues which affect pensioners locally and nationally – retired-members-conference-southport2016

Further information relevant to retired members can be found on the Unison national web site – https://www.unison.org.uk/about/what-we-do/fairness-equality/retired-members/

 

Hazards 2016 Conference – Report of Delegate

hazards-logoThe branch has once again sent a delegate to the Hazards Safety Conference held at Keele University 29-31 July 2016.

The theme of this year’s conference was “Building Resistance To Support Safety Reps” and included:

  • Use Brexit to improve and not erode health & safety protection for all workers.
  • Dealing With Risks
  • Hazards 2016 Pledges and Demands

Well worth a read – hazards-2016-delegate-report