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Suffolk Area Health Branch is the largest recognised Trade Union for staff working within Suffolk healthcare

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2020 NHS pay rise campaign

Turn appreciation and applause for NHS staff into and early wage rise, say health unions

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UNISON and 13 other health unions, representing more than 1.3 million NHS employees, have urged the Chancellor and Prime Minister to provide funding for an early pay rise for all NHS staff.

Benefits to Unison membership

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Suffolk Area Health elected Branch Committee

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Branch meetings 2021:

7th September 2021 10 – 11am via Microsoft teams, please contact the Branch to get the Teams link

Branch Committee vacancies:

If you are interested in joining the branch committee, we have vacancies in the following roles:

  • Vice Chair
  • Health and Safety Steward
  • Unison Learning Rep
  • LGBT+ Officer

If you are interested in learning more about the branch officer roles please click on this link. If you decide that you are interest in becoming part of the branch committee please contact us.

Email: sahbranch@unisonsah.org.uk

 

National UNISON news!

  • Making legal history, every month 22nd October 2021
    Shantha David is the first Black or Asian woman to head the legal services team of a trade union – not just the first at UNISON, but the first anywhere in the UK The article Making legal history, every month first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Urgent action needed to fix care staffing, says UNISON 22nd October 2021
    Pay hike and total overhaul required The article Urgent action needed to fix care staffing, says UNISON first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Care sector pushed to brink by staffing catastrophe 20th October 2021
    Care employees have been undervalued and ignored for too long. The article Care sector pushed to brink by staffing catastrophe first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Tell the chancellor you’re #ForOurServices 19th October 2021
    Before the three year spending review next week, UNISON's petition piles the pressure on the chancellor to end the pay freeze The article Tell the chancellor you’re #ForOurServices first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Retired members: Don’t make older people pay for the pandemic 19th October 2021
    The union's retired members come together virtually, discussing a wide range of issues, determined as ever to make their voices heard The article Retired members: Don’t make older people pay for the pandemic first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • The real impact of online learning 19th October 2021
    UNISON is concerned that saving money and not the needs of learners or staff is the main motivation as FE colleges move to a mix of online and in person learning The article The real impact of online learning first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Five ways of taking part in COP26 19th October 2021
    UNISON will be playing a key role up to and during the global summit on climate change. But branches and members don’t need to go to Glasgow to take part The article Five ways of taking part in COP26 first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Blog: Why we should all take the menopause seriously 19th October 2021
    World Menopause Day is a reminder that the menopause is a workplace issue, says Christina McAnea The article Blog: Why we should all take the menopause seriously first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Hundreds of school staff march on Downing Street to save nursery schools 18th October 2021
    Funding for maintained nursery schools must secure their future The article Hundreds of school staff march on Downing Street to save nursery schools first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Council decision helps mark 20 years of the real living wage 18th October 2021
    North Northants council announce they'll pay staff the real living wage in the run up to Living Wage Week 2021 The article Council decision helps mark 20 years of the real living wage first appeared on the UNISON National site.

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