Local News

May 8th, 2012

Brighton Hove and District Trades Council is supporting the PCS, UCU, Unite pensions strike this Thursday. Plans for the day are:


  • Early Morning Pickets until around 10am
  • Meet Grand Parade at 11am to head to main rally
  • Main rally 12noon outside Brighton Town...
May 8th, 2012

Whilst we await further direction from national UNISON after our narrow vote in favour of rejecting the 'final offer', three of our sister unions have joined forces to create a new joint campaign: 68 is too late.


They state that:


"British citizens are already...

May 1st, 2012

UNISON SPFT Branch Secretary Peter Atkinson writes:


Dear Colleagues,


The results of the UNISON ballot were released late yesterday afternoon and are shown below together with a statement from UNISON Head of Health, Christina McAnea.


April 8th, 2012

UNISON’s ballot on the final offer for our Pension Scheme is due to start on 11th April and closes on 27th April.


Members will be able to vote by post or on line and will be receiving a ballot paper and summary information on the proposals by post. It is vital that your address...

March 30th, 2012

Peter Atkinson UNISON Sussex Partnership Branch Secretary writes:


"UNISON’s Health Group Executive met on the 21st March to agree the final arrangement for our national, individual member ballot on the final proposals from the government on the NHS pension scheme. I sit on the...