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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!

  • UNISON fights to protect rights of workers with long COVID 17th May 2022
    UNISON says that the Equality Act 2020 is being misrepresented by the Equality and Human Rights Commission The article UNISON fights to protect rights of workers with long COVID first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • UNISON condemns killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh 17th May 2022
    International committee welcomes IFJ's complaint to the International Criminal Court regarding Israel's targeting of journalists working in Palestine The article UNISON condemns killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Sandwell leisure workers celebrate pay victory after latest strike 16th May 2022
    Employer announces it will return the workers to national pay, terms and conditions after last week's industrial action The article Sandwell leisure workers celebrate pay victory after latest strike first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Threat of strike action at health sites across Lancashire, says UNISON  13th May 2022
    Staff including porters and cleaners employed by healthcare facilities firm OCS paid less than NHS colleagues The article Threat of strike action at health sites across Lancashire, says UNISON  first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Blog: The UK government must invest properly in our nurses 12th May 2022
    This International Nurses Day, it's not enough to celebrate nurses, we need to demand proper investment in the profession The article Blog: The UK government must invest properly in our nurses first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Government has run out of ideas to tackle cost of living crisis, says UNISON   10th May 2022
    Ministers haven't grasped the seriousness of the situation. The article Government has run out of ideas to tackle cost of living crisis, says UNISON   first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • Sandwell leisure workers strike to open new pay battle 10th May 2022
    Together with the GMB and Unite, the move comes after the council vowed to end the contract with Sandwell Leisure Trust in the wake of its decision to fire and rehire all staff The article Sandwell leisure workers strike to open new pay battle first appeared on the UNISON National site.
  • TUC demo: Seven bonus reasons to enjoy a day out in London 10th May 2022
    A sideways glance at some of the less obvious reasons why you and your friends should fight for a solution to the cost of living crisis at the big national TUC demos on 18 June The article TUC demo: Seven bonus reasons to enjoy a day out in London first appeared on the UNISON National […]
  • Blog: Why attacks on legal abortion are a trade union matter 10th May 2022
    A leaked opinion from the US supreme court has suggested that abortion there could be severely limited. Anne McVicker, chair of national women’s committee, and Liz Wheatley, chair of the international committee, explain why this matters to UNISON The article Blog: Why attacks on legal abortion are a trade union matter first appeared on the […]
  • Blog: No surprise at a Queen’s Speech that delivered nothing 10th May 2022
    The Tories in Westminster didn't focus on what needs to be done to tackle the cost of living crisis, but on 'the wrong things and the wrong time' The article Blog: No surprise at a Queen’s Speech that delivered nothing first appeared on the UNISON National site.

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