Thursday, 14 January 2016

Trade Union Bill could breach people’s human rights

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has advised Parliament that a number of measures in the Trade Union Bill may breach the right to strike.

Article 11 of the Human Rights Act gives everyone the right to form and join a union, and to protest peacefully. Some provisions in the Bill could contravene the UK’s obligations, including restrictions on how much time public sector employees can spend on union work and also increasing the notice of industrial action from seven days to two weeks.
The EHRC has also produced a parliamentary briefing on the Bill.





Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Draft Corporate Plan and Budget 2016-20

Draft Corporate Plan and Budget 2016-20


The consultation for the City Council’s draft Corporate Plan and Budget 2016-20 is now live on our consultation pages. These strategic statements present our commitments to our customers as well as shaping our work priorities.

The consultation will be open until 24 January 2016 and can be accessed on oxford.gov.uk/corporateplanandbudget2016-20

If you have any questions please contact Hamera Plume, Consultation Officer on 01865 252057 or hplume@oxford.gov.uk.






Tuesday, 5 January 2016

2016 AGM



Annual General Meeting

 1st March 2016

3:00 pm till 4:00 pm

Long Room

Oxford Town Hall

Followed by Refreshments

At the AGM, branch members do the following:

  • Ratify the election of Branch Officers
  • Ratify the election of stewards
  • Elect delegates to UNISON’s National and Local Government conferences
  • Vote on motions
  • Ask questions about the Annual Report and branch accounts.


Please let your line manager know as soon as possible if you wish to attend the AGM.  You are entitled to paid time off to attend the AGM (up to one hour) and reasonable time off for travel to and from the meeting.

If you would like to stand as a steward for your area, or would like more information, please e-mail chair@oxfordcityunison.com



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