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This service entitles members to a 30-minute telephone interview or a letter containing advice.
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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
Sarah Shahid our Welfare and Equality Officer has been elected by the branch to attend this year’s National Delegates Conference which is being held in Glasgow in June.
Sarah also attended the Higher Education Conference in Bradford on the 26 February – Sarah’s report Continue reading NATIONAL CONFERENCES
UNISON will be on campus with information stalls on Thursday 6 November in the Foyer of the Sir Fredrick Mappin Building and Mappin Café between 12-2pm. If you can’t make it to our stall then please email us or join online
RECRUIT A COLLEAGUE AND WIN
Continue reading RECRUITMENT DAY 6 NOVEMBER
Between Friday 31st October and Friday 7th November the Joint Campus Unions are running an anti bullying campaign giving a chance for every employee of the university from cleaner to vice-chancellor a chance to learn more about bullying in the workplace and how to make sure it never happens.
Continue reading Anti-Bullying Week