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Latest Branch News

School Uniform grants

Applications are now open for the School Uniform Grant 2015 from Unison's charity, There For You. The grant is designed to help members on a low income with the cost of school uniforms, through a one-off grant of up to £120. The deadline for completed application forms is 10th July 2015. The application form can be downloaded here.


Pay claim 2015

At the branch meetings on 23rd June 2015, you voted on the University's latest pay offer. The result of this vote will be announced shortly in our next newsletter, and the resultng recommendation will be included a postal ballot will be sent out to all members to vote on the pay offer.


Living Wage

Having secured the equivelent of Living Wage for over 350 low paid staff in August 2014, the campus trade unions led by UNISON, are now negotiating with the University and we are seeking an a permanent committment by the University to:

  • Pay the Living Wage at the rate inpendently agreed in November by the Living Wage Trust
  • Become an accredited Living Wage employer