Unison, Newcastle City Branch

Room 145                       
Civic Centre                   
Newcastle upon Tyne    
NE1 8QH                

Phone        +44 (0)191 211 6981
Fax              +44 (0)191 211 4958
e-mail         unison.newcastle@newcastle.gov.uk

 


 

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New on Site


25/04/2014

Labour Research Department Fact 76/16

Asda women launch equal pay claim

Executive pay and benefits — a new era?

Smoke-free workplaces

PCS in potential merger talks

Ex-Remploy workers still unemployed

Recognition success


17/04/2014

Young Members

UNISON Northern Region has opportunities for young members to volunteer at Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds festivals.

Labour Research Department Fact 76/15

Unemployment rate falls below 7%

Gangmaster worries after transfer

Ignore the spin — living standards still hit

Youth unemployment — top hotspots

Inflation cut


11/04/2014

LGBT

Celebrating the change in legislation which gives same sex couples the right to marry

International report

'Conflict tomatoes' in Tesco and water privatization in Peru and why these things matter?


08/04/2014

Free learning event

Come along and have a go at various activities we have on offer:  Crafts, Exercise, Relaxation, Information, local history, power hoop and much more… all free of charge.

UNISON rewards

Get paid in cash when you shop from more than 2,500 online retailers. Our members have saved millions of pounds so far using our service.

LV=Unison County Cricket Promotion

The 2014 LV= County Championship started on the 6 April with the last round to take place on the 23 September 2014.

LV= is offering UNISON members a pair of complimentary tickets to the county of their choice to watch one day of an LV= County Championship match during the 2014 season. 


04/04/2014

Labour Research Department Fact 76/13

Jobs linked to Europe

The economy

Employment law changes introduced

Not so fair Britain

Royal Mail sold cheap

Dads not taking paternity leave

Zero-hours contracts — NI to investigate


02/04/2014

Branch Committee

Papers for the meeting on 7 April.

Pay Claim

UNISON consults members on the employers offer with a recommendation to reject it.


27/03/2014

Labour Research Department Fact 76/12

Dip in inflation

Compliance concerns over executive pay

Reform, don't ban zero-hours contracts

Inflation's basket of goods updated

Help for young recruits


26/03/2014

Free learning from the Open University

Over 650 free courses on a range of subjects.


20/03/2014

Volunteers

The Skills for Life team are currently looking for volunteers to support our learners in their Maths and English classes. 

Workers Beer Company

Volunteering at Glastonbury, Latitude and Leeds Festivals 2014.

Labour Research Department Fact 76/11

Budget 2014

Unemployment down

'Shocking' fall in tribunal cases

Weekly earnings rise

Employment on the up


18/03/2

Palestine

The branch committee has donated £250 to the UNRWA appeal for Palestinian refugees.


15/03/2014

National Committee reports

Reports from February's NEC and Local Government Service Group


14/03/2014

Lightwater Valley

Branch coach trip on 8 June.

Durham Miners Gala

Book your family day out on 12 July.

An evening with Dave Prentis

Interview with UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis plus Question & Answer session / Live Music / Raffle etc.

Labour Research Department Fact 76/10

Pay settlements rise

UK workforce more stressed than Europe's

Coalition attack on disabled people

More apprenticeships would add to economy

Women deserve better

Council takes action on blacklisting

Factory output up at start of year

Minimum wage rise

Labour Research Department Fact 76/9

Work-life difficulties older women face

Childcare costs more than mortgage bill

Need for clear policies to combat violence

Minimum wage rise recommended

UK women rank low in wider labour


13/03/2014

Schools convenor meetings

Lori Ashbridge's schedule for school visits in March.

Public meeting

New Frontlines of War: Corporations, Conflict and Community Resistance. 26 March.


07/03/2014

Stand Up For Education

NUT Northern Education Question Time. A public event, providing the opportunity to debate key education issues and examine the NUT Vision for Education, challenging the threats posed by current Government policies.

Supporting Women in Employment

Newcastle City Council Policy Cabinet meeting will explore the factors that continue to disadvantage women in employment at all levels of the job market and what we can do to tackle the barriers that exist for women.


28/02/2014

Domestic Abuse

The Regional Women’s Network has been working closely with My Sisters Place in Middlesbrough on domestic abuse. Women members are invited to participate in a survey being conducted by My Sisters Place.

Branch Lottery

Winners in February 2014

Labour Research Department Fact 76/8

HSBC bonus flanker

Almost 400,000 more give free time at work

Housing benefit goes to rich landlords

Academy chain stripped of 10 schools

No change on economic growth

Date set for extending right to work flexibly

Climate change and social justice


26/02/2014

Women's Conference report

After fighting through floods and storms, delegates convened in Brighton on 13 February for UNISON's national women's conference.


21/02/2014

Labour Research Department Fact 76/7

Weekly earnings rise

Unemployment down

Missing link on fat cats' bonuses

Retail price inflation starts year higher

Not ferry nice

National People's Assembly Recall Conference

Saturday 15th March 2014, 10AM - 5PM at Emmanuel Centre, London SW1P 3DW


20/02/2014

Looking back on the 2014 AGM

Some of what you missed if you were not there. And some of what you missed even if you were there.


18/02/2014

YHN

Welfare reforms, options appraisal and shared services all present challenges to our YHN members in the year ahead.

CVS

Derek Muse asssesses the challenges facing our members in the Community and Voluntary Sector.


17/02/2014

Branch Directory

Branch officers, convenors and stewards.


14/02/2014

Labour Research Department Fact 76/6

No let up in banker's bonuses or job losses

Rise in factory output at end of 2013

High Court refuses tribunal fees review

Protection against gangmasters

Women and the cuts

Increase in inward investment in 2012

Not on a Living Wage


13/02/2014

Labour Research Department Fact 76/5

TUPE changes take effect from end January

Real wages falling, household incomes hit

Shop staffs' claims go to Europe

University pay divide

Bullying in the workplace

Pay settlements


5/02/2014

Health & Safety Challenges in 2014

Paul Barwick assesses the H&S challenges facing the branch in the coming year.