DEFEND EU MIGRANTS

Stand Up To Racism has launched a statement for a major campaign to defend EU migrants rights in the wake of a racist attack by Boris Johnson’s cabinet, signed by Diane Abbott, Alf Dubs, several trade union leaders, MPs, MEPs, local politicians, faith group leaders and anti racist activists and published in the Guardian.

Locally we want to gather as many signatures and to put this statement in the local press. We are asking our supporters to help by:     

Signing the statement online HERE.

Download the statement as a petition HERE to use in workplaces, colleges and communities.

DUE TO RETIRE WITHIN 12-18 MONTHS?

To be eligible for this workshop members must be due to retire within the next 12-18 months.

PRE-RETIREMENT WORKSHOP

9.30am – 4.30pm,  Wednesday 4 December 2019.  Venue in Leeds tbc.

The Workshop will make you aware of your choices and aid you in your decision making

 Is this Workshop for me?

If  you are retiring imminently or considering retiring within the next 18 months and want to be informed of the issues affecting your retirement you need to plan for your next phase of life.

 By the end of the Workshop you will be able to:

  • Create your own route path from the world of work to the world of retirement
  • Identify changes in both pensions and financial regulations which will affect your retirement decisions
  • Identify the long term issues affecting your retirement
  • Identify personal and lifestyle actions which will help to improve your retirement
  • Start the process of planning for a successful retirementAt True Bearing Chartered we can provide you with comprehensive independent financial advice to improve your financial security.

    To Apply
  1. Please complete an application form which can be downloaded from our website at:-
     http://www.unison-yorks.org.uk/education.html

    Please remember to add the following additional information to your application form where possible:-
  • Name of Employer
  • Name of Pension Provider
  • Date of Retirement
  • Length of Service
    Cost to Branches: £10 so please forward your completed application form to your branch for  approval   mailto:j.ward@shu.ac.uk

(Please note that places are limited so this will be confirmed applicants directly)

INTERNATIONAL WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY

 Wreath laying ceremony and speeches by The Memorial Tree

outside Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street

12:30- 13:30

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.

 Will Tierney
UNISON SHU Health & Safety Officer

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UNISON AGM 2019

DIARY DATES:

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