The Branch Committee would like to thank members who were able to attend the AGM.
Guest speakers; Oliver Coppard Labour Candidate for Sheffield Hallam Constituency and Leoni Sharp UNISON Regional Officer addressed members.
Prior to the AGM business a networking lunch was held which gave members the opportunity to chat to branch officers, stewards and workplace representatives.
Branch Secretary’s Report Continue reading BRANCH AGM HELD ON 16 MARCH 2015
Joint higher education unions’ pay claim for 2015-16 covers pay and pay-related equality matters read more
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‘Collective voice’ linked to improved employee well-being
Having a union representative in the workplace can reduce employees’ stress levels, improve their work-life balance, and increase their well-being overall, according to academic research.
The paper, Union representation, collective voice and job quality: an analysis of a survey of union members in the UK finance sector, showed that respondents’ perceptions of job quality were more favourable in organisations where an onsite representative was present. Continue reading HAVING A UNION REP CAN BOOST JOB QUALITY
Sadly one of our Students’ Union members Dora Daniel passed away on 8 February 2015.
To read more please visit – www.dorarainbow.com