Annual Report 2021

Read our annual report for 2021; Norfolk County Annual Report – Jan 2022

AGM’s 2022

We are holding three virtual AGM’s for 2022; Tuesday 15th March 2022 12.30pm-2pm Gt. Yarmouth (Gt. Yarmouth BC) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84608726108?pwd=YTA1WThZOGt5dytDYTIwUSsvUEV6dz09 Wednesday 16th March 2022 12.30pm-2pm Cromer (North Norfolk DC) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88149004032?pwd=ckVoMVVmc1hnbkQ1RFN1NEl2ekR2UT09 Thursday 17th March 2022 4.30-6pm Norwich and Norfolk https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85798722853?pwd=bWowMmYzcnZReXRUbS9ObWwxKytqQT09 Invites will be emailed to all members, so please ensure we have a correct up to date […]

Winter Fuel Grant 2022

At a time when many members will be struggling with fuel bills, Unison will once again be running the Winter Fuel Grant Programme for 2022.

Compulsory Vaccinations in Care Homes

COMPULSORY VACCINATIONS FOR CARE HOMES Following reports in today’s media that the government is set to announce that Covid-19 vaccinations are to be made compulsory for care home staff, UNISON’s view is the way out of the pandemic is for everyone that can to have their jabs. However, this heavy-handed approach runs the risk of […]

Joint union advice on medically vulnerable and higher risk groups

This joint unions’ advice is for staff working in schools and colleges who are medically vulnerable or otherwise at higher risk from Covid-19, or who live with or care for such people.  It applies specifically to England but its principles apply equally in Wales and elsewhere. Protecting staff at higher risk – Summer Term 2021 […]

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Mental Health Campaign in North Norfolk

Please see below a very good article on the North Norfolk News website about our campaign (link below), which includes a call for people to respond to our questionnaire on mental health services, and a link to the Zoom meeting on February 2nd on Covid and the Crisis in Mental Health. Please do share! Martin […]

Our COVID response fund – helping members through the pandemic

UNISON’s There for You charity is reopening the COVID-19 response fund to help members who are struggling as a direct result of coronavirus. It’s been a tough year for people right across the world, as COVID-19 has swept around the globe – and with no sign of it disappearing any time soon. UNISON members have […]

Reality check: public sector pay freeze

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a public sector pay freeze in the government’s spending review last week, backed up by some claims that need further analysis. Let’s unpack some of the chancellor’s statements and see how they stack up when they’re checked and given a bit more context. ‘Pay has been rising faster in the public […]

Local Government Pay Claim 2021, Result of Branch Consultation

Members working at North Norfolk District Council, Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Norfolk County Council have narrowly mandated our negotiator’s to seek a 10% across the board pay rise for employees for 2021. This result has been feedback to the UNISON Head of local Government at the Regional Office in Bury St Edmunds. This will […]