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 […]

Norse at Norwich City Council

Norse Newsletter November Pay Talks 2020 Please click on the above link for the latest on Norse Norwich City Council pay talks.

NJC 2021/22 Pay Consultation underway now!

If you work for Great Yarmouth Borough Council, North Norfolk District Council or Norfolk County Council please look out for our Email seeking your views on what next year’s pay claim should be. This consultation closes on 15 November 2020. Our national negotiating committee has presented three options for members to give a preference.If you […]

Our office phone – temporarily down use Email instead

Dear UNISON member We have temporarily lost our office answerphone due to building refurbishment at County Hall. Please contact us by Email to unison.norfolkcounty@btconnect.com or phone UNISON Direct on 0800 0 857 857 if you are unable to use Email or have an urgent query. thank you UNISON Norfolk County

Don’t scrap the Union Learning Fund!

Union learning: UNISON says scrapping fund ‘makes no sense’ The union is calling on the government to pull back from a decision to scrap the Union Learning Fund in England from next March. The announcement that the fund was to be ended came as the Department for Education’s own research showed that fewer employers are providing training […]

School Uniform grants- apply now!

School Uniform Grant In response to the growing difficulties many members on low incomes face, a programme has been put in place that will assist our most vulnerable members with the cost of purchasing school uniforms. How much are the grants? They are one-off grants of £50 per school age child, up to a total […]

NJC Pay Ballot underway for Schools and Local Government workers

NJC Final Pay Offer 2020/21 – Local Government and Schools Pay Ballot running from Monday 6 July to Wednesday 5 August 2020. An Electronic ballot from SurveyGizmo was sent on Monday 6 July to all members with an Email address asking you to vote now to Accept, or Reject the NJC Pay Offer for 2020/21. […]

Furloughing – UNISON’s legal opinion on 6 April

Furloughing – Frequently Asked Questions   UNISON Legal Services have produced this FAQ Furloughing – UNISON Legal briefing document which we hope you find useful. If you are a member and have any queries then please Email the branch office at unison.norfolkcounty@btconnect.com quoting your membership number (if known) saying who you work for / where […]

Education and Schools FAQ – Coronavirus

Education and schools FAQ’s 1) If my school closed, will I still be paid? The simple answer is yes you will continue to be paid. After the Easter holidays if schools are still closed the employer can ask you to work, either from home or in the school with the correct provided resources, this is […]

COVID-19 Corona Virus- your questions answered

As the situation is a rapidly developing one, keep up to date with key health and employment information on the UNISON website; Coronavirus Q&A