Monday, 6 September 2021

 


Free lunchtime webinar for UNISON members on 28 Sept, hosted by our members' charity There for You and delivered by The Money Charity. It's all about financial wellbeing and it'll offer accessible info on things like your credit score, dealing with problem debt and staying on top of your finances.


Register now 👇 

https://www.unison.org.uk/events/financial-wellbeing-for-unison-members/





Wednesday, 25 August 2021

Save Our Services


Vital local services that you work so hard to deliver are facing catastrophic cuts. Libraries are shutting, waste collections are reducing, and social services are shrinking. More and more essential services that we all rely on every day are crumbling away. 

But nobody knows how much our services need funding better than you. Now, we need to let our friends, families and the whole country know just how much their local services desperately need funding. 
 

 

Local services are facing catastrophic cuts. In the fight against coronavirus, councils had to spend billions to protect the most vulnerable and lost crucial income as the country went into lockdown. After 10 years of cuts, local services were already stretched, particularly in deprived areas where harsher cuts were targeted.

Local services must be resilient and properly funded. Yet even our most basic services are facing drastic cuts.

Cuts to your local area

How bad will cuts be in your local area?

We asked every council in England, Wales and Scotland to tell us how much extra funding they need. Click through to find out the funding gap facing your local council:

Go to councilcuts.unison.org.uk





Wednesday, 4 August 2021

 South East Region Black History Month

Proud to be in UNISON


  • Online Celebration for all Black members in UNISON SE Region!
  • Friday 15 October  - Black Leadership Skills course delivered by Sam Raymond, Regional Education Officer 09:30 – 16:30
  • Saturday 16 October – Time to celebrate! 09:30 – 13:00
  • Rosita Ellis, Chair of Regional Black Members Committee
  • A chance to talk Black History with amazing BBC Black Historian, David Olusoga.
  • Fun Quiz!!
  • Black People who have inspired us – presentations from members of Regional Black Members Committee.
  • Email c.Boorman@unison.co.uk to register.





Wednesday, 14 July 2021

UNISON member support and services


UNISON can help you in many ways, both at work and at home. 

If you are not sure who you should contact for help, or where to find the information that you need.


There for You (UNISON Welfare) www.unison.org.uk/get-help/services-support/there-for-you/ 

Members experiencing financial and emotional difficulties can contact our welfare charity, There for You, which provides a confidential advice and support service for members and their dependents.


Help from your rep email us office@oxfordcityunison.com 

As a UNISON member you have direct access to representatives, or reps, who are available to support you. There are different kinds of workplace reps and they can each help you in different ways.


Legal services www.unison.org.uk/get-help/services-support/legal-services/

UNISON provides quality legal services for employment-related and non-work issues at no extra cost to members and their families. In fact, UNISON provides the broadest range of legal help to union members in the UK.


Professional registration www.unison.org.uk/get-help/services-support/professional-registration/

Our professional services unit (PSU) represents members who are registered professionals and have their fitness to practise in their profession called into question. We can represent any eligible member who is registered with a regulatory body in order to hold their professional title.






Thursday, 1 July 2021

Struggling to make ends meet? Worried about back to school costs. School uniform grants

 



UNISON's very own charity, There for You, has once again set up a fund to help members on low incomes struggling with the cost of school uniforms. Grants of £50 per child are available, up to a maximum of £150 per family.

Just one more practical way UNISON is making life better for our members.

Applications are to be made via a downloadable form, and are live from today, Thursday 1 July. But act now as this is a limited fund, so once it's gone, it's gone.

 
 
Find out more and apply now
 

 

  Free lunchtime webinar for UNISON members on 28 Sept, hosted by our members' charity There for You and delivered by The Money Charity....