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Don’t forget to vote in the pay consultation – Council & School Workers

Published on September 21, 2021 at 1:04 pm

Council & Schools Workers

The deadline to vote in the pay consultation is 24th September 2021.

The recommendation is to vote REJECT.

The offer is 1.75%,  with inflation at 3.8% this is a pay cut not pay rise.

Find out more at www.unison.org.uk/lgpay

If you didn’t receive a ballot paper please contact the Branch via email  unisonblackburn.gov.uk

 

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Mandatory Vaccinations in Social Care: A Trade Union Response 

Published on September 8, 2021 at 11:15 am

UNISON North West will be holding an online meeting on Wednesday 22 September, at 6:00 pm, to discuss the introduction of mandatory vaccinations within residential social care. Please find further details at the bottom of this email and attached.

From 11th November 2021, unless exempt, all individuals entering CQC-registered care homes in England will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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NJC Pay Consultation

Published on August 25, 2021 at 10:08 am

* This is for members who are employed on Local Government Terms & Conditions Only*

NJC Pay Consultation  

The trade unions’ claim and the final pay offer In February 2021, the NJC Trade Union Side submitted the following one-year pay claim for 2021/22:

A substantial increase, with a minimum of 10% on all spinal column points, from 1 April 2021.

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Branch urges the Council to sign up to UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter

Published on July 27, 2021 at 9:27 am

The Branch has again this week contacted the Leader of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council to ask that they sign up to UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter.

This is a set of commitments that fix minimum standards that will protect the dignity and quality of life for the vulnerable people the council is responsible for and the workers who care for them.

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Equality Survey 2021

Published on July 21, 2021 at 10:25 am

Equality survey 2021
Complete now to enter prize draw.

UNISON’s annual equality survey focuses on members’ experiences during the pandemic.  The survey takes about 10 minutes, and completing it enters members into a draw for up to £100 worth of shopping vouchers.

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