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UNISON Branch attends TUC National Demo

On Saturday 18 June, the trade union movement took to the streets to demand action on the cost of living – a new deal for working people, and a pay rise for all workers. Our very own branch secretary, Sheila, was there waving the flag for UNISON! You can find full...

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TUC national demonstration

On Saturday 18 June, the trade union movement will be taking to the streets to demand action on the cost of living – a new deal for working people, and a pay rise for all workers. You can find full details at...

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Update on PSB Negotiations

Dear Members, We are writing to you in order to provide an update on negotiations regarding the professional services blueprint (PSB) restructure between the joint trade unions (UNISON and UCU) and management. Following the closure of VSS scheme at the end of last...

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Out of Office template

For members that are on strike action we would recommend using the following template for your personal out of office: Thank you for your email. I am currently taking part in strike action as part of my trade union’s (UNISON) dispute with our employer over planned...

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Information on Strike Pay and Industrial Action Hardship Fund

Strike Pay Strike pay is a financial support measure available directly from UNISON. Any member on authorised industrial action is entitled to claim strike pay once the action has taken place. Strike pay is up to £50 per day, recently increased from the previous £25....

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Confirmation of Ballot Result / Strike Dates

Dear Members, Confirmation of Ballot Result / Strike Dates Members who have been balloted as a result of being directly affected by Tranche 1 of the PSB proposals should have now received confirmation of the result. If you experience difficulties in accessing this,...

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Happy Holidays from your branch

Dear members, As we slowly make our way towards the Christmas break we wanted to take a moment to wish you all Happy Holidays. We hope you have a restful break and wish you all the best for 2022. Very best wishes, Your Goldsmiths' UNISON branch [video width="800"...

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Students send their solidarity!

Our wonderful students are already showing their support on the picket lines and we hope we can count on your support too by completing our indicative ballot. A huge thank you goes out to our students for this amazing message of solidarity! If you haven't voted you...

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FAQ Goldsmiths UNISON Indicative Ballot for Industrial Action

What is a ballot? A ballot is a way for UNISON members to have their say, or ‘vote’ for a specific type of action.   What is an indicative ballot for industrial action? Trade unions sometimes hold 'consultative' or ' indicative' ballots asking members whether...

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LONDON RECLAIM THE NIGHT 2021

To mark the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, take to the streets and demand justice! The march will be on Saturday 27th November 2021 - Assemble at 6pm in Central London for a women-only march (Boys aged 12 or less can...

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Goldsmiths UCU Strike

Great speech from John McDonnell on the 1st day of the Goldsmiths UCU strike action, don't forget even if you're not on strike you can attend demonstrations outside of your working hours! Goldsmiths UNISON sends solidarity to our friends and colleagues in Goldsmiths...

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