Monthly Archives: November 2019

Essential Car User Allowance – Update 29/11/2019

Published on November 29, 2019 at 11:48 am

From the 31st December 2019 the Council intend to remove the ECU allowance from those members who no longer qualify for the allowance under the new criteria imposed by the authority.

Members who qualified for the allowance under the new criteria have now been invited to meetings with management to consult on the permanent removal of ECU allowance.

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* It’s Stars in our Schools Day *

Published on November 29, 2019 at 10:43 am

A massive big thank you to all our school support staff who go above and beyond every day.  You do an amazing job and you are very much appreciated in your schools.

A number of schools in Blackburn and  Darwen are taking part: Meadowhead Infant and Junior Schools, Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, St Luke & St Philips, St Edward’s, Turncroft Nursery School, The Olive School and Blackburn Central with Crosshill High School.

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Chair’s Blog November 2019

Published on November 8, 2019 at 12:44 pm

Go for Growth in November

This month is ‘Go For Growth’ campaign month, UNISON’s annual drive to get more members.

Supporting members and recruiting new people to our union and our branch is what we all do week in and week out but throughout November we give it an even bigger push.

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Here we grow again……

Published on November 1, 2019 at 9:39 am

We all know that the last few years have been difficult ones for our union.

We’ve had a hostile government intent on cutting public spending and the jobs of the people who provide them.

We recruited well through the years of austerity and job losses to keep UNISON going, but now we have the chance to grow, and to make sure we retain our current

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