Welcome to the website of the Sheffield Hallam University branch of UNISON.
We represent administrative, professional, technical, clerical and manual staff at Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield Hallam University Students’ Union. We aim to negotiate better terms and conditions, advise and support members who need help, and campaign for a fairer, safer workplace and society.
As a UNISON branch, we are part of one of Britain’s biggest trade unions, representing workers across all the public services.
On this site you can
- find out more about UNISON
- contact the Branch
- find out how to join UNISON
- read Branch news and information
- connect to other useful websites and sources of information
University employers improve offer at latest pay talks.
Unions representing workers across the UK higher education sector met employers for the second round of pay talks, and received an improved offer over that made at the first meeting on 26 March.
UNISON head of education Jon Richards (above) said: “While the employers made an increase to their opening offer, this still falls far short of the fair claim made by unions.
“As negotiations continue, the unions will push for an improved deal at the next meeting later this month.”
In March, the university employers said they had “an initial envelope for discussion of 1.3% across all the elements of the pay claim”
This week, they increased that ‘envelope’ to 1.5% and spoke of a 2.5% pay rise for the lowest paid staff.
The unions and employers are due to meet again on 7 May.
Wreath laying ceremony and speeches by The Memorial Tree
outside Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street
FRIDAY 26 APRIL 2019
“Remember the Dead – Fight for the Living”
International Workers Memorial Day is a big event this year with plenty of rousing and inspiring speakers’ present- there’s also a wreath laying service at the Town Hall memorial tree in which we as a branch have been asked to participate.
If your about next Friday and can spare a bit of your lunch break please attend as it’s important we show our support- it’s good for our members and the general public. If enough of us can attend on Friday, we’ll raise our banner high in a show of strength and solidarity with our fellow Trade Unionists.
UNISON SHU Health & Safety Officer
UNITY IS STRENGTH…….PARTY……..
Cost will be covered by the branch.
UNISON Retired Members’ Conference 2019 will be held at Southport Convention from 12:00pm on Tuesday 1 October. Conference ends 4pm Wednesday 2 October.
If you are a retired member and you are interested in attending the conference please contact the branch.
Collegiate Campus AGM
Tuesday 5 March 2019
HC0.32 – 12-1pm AGM Business followed by a Networking Buffet Lunch 1-2pm
City Campus AGM
Wednesday 6 March 2019
Owen 1025 12-1pm AGM Business
Owen 1031 1-2pm Networking Buffet Lunch