Monthly Archives: June 2013

2013 Higher Education Branch Seminar

The 2013 Branch Seminar is being held on Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 October in Harrogate. It is an annual event which looks at issues of relevance to activists in […]

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2013 Conference News

  21 June 2013 – the final day UNISON condemns ‘shocking and horrific’ murder of soldier Lee Rigby UNISON’s national delegate conference condemned the brutal murder of Lee Rigby, a […]

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2013 National Conference

  The 2013 National Conference takes place this week, from 18 to 21 June, in Liverpool. The conference is the union’s parliament, where representatives elected by the members set the […]

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2014 Higher Education conference

  The national conference of Unison’s higher education service group is being held on Friday 28 February 2014 in Brighton.  AQA branch are entitled to send up to two delegates, […]

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2012 Equalities Officer’s Report

  Self-Organisation is an opportunity for members to get involved in their wider union, develop skills and build confidence. The Region has the following self-organised groups: I am currently a […]

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2012 Branch Secretary’s Report

The Branch Secretary presented her final report to the AGM on 20 March 2013. As I have made you all aware, I am resigning as Branch Secretary.  This is to […]

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Employment tribunal fees

UNISON have announced that any member taking union-supported employment tribunal cases will not have to pay the new fee introduced by the government.  These plans will mean that claimants could […]

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Union membership on the up

Latest figures provided to the Labour Research Department show that, for the first time in four years, union membership has increased.  59,000 people became members of a union in 2012. […]

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Gove announces GCSE changes

Education Secretary, Michael Gove, announced yet more changes to the GCSE system. This includes grading from 8 (top) to 1 (bottom) instead of A* to G and studying a Shakespeare […]

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