UNISON NEC Elections 2021

You will soon be receiving ballot papers in connection with the NEC Elections. The NEC is a body of members elected by yourselves to speak on your behalf.  Please take this opportunity to have a voice.  You will be balloted on all or some of the seats.

Holiday pay underpayments

UNISON have led negotiations to get employers to fix previous miscalculations of holiday pay and prevent these underpayments from happening again. We could not have done it without UNISON members taking legal claims for holiday pay. 

Message from Dan Jarvis MP to our members

I hope you and yours are keeping safe and well in these hugely difficult times. Let me begin by commending you and your members for your incredible work saving lives and keeping our NHS going in the face of the gravest public health emergency in living memory. I would be hugely grateful if you could […]

Be heard - Use your vote

Be heard – Use your vote

UNISON General Secretary election You will be receiving your election pack shortly by post to your home address from Civica Election Services (CES), the Returning Officer and Independent Scrutineer. Your election pack will include the ballot paper and a pre-paid envelope. There will also be information about the candidates who are standing to be General […]

Branch nominates Christina McAnea as UNISON General Secretary

UNISON Barnsley Health Branch has nominated Christina McAnea to lead our 1.4 million members as General Secretary. Christina has worked for UNISON for over 25 years and is one of the UK’s most senior women trade unionists – a no non-sense negotiator and a champion for women’s rights, pay equality, justice for low paid workers […]

Give all NHS staff a decent pay rise

Everyone in the NHS deserves a pay rise.  That is why we are asking the Government to give all staff a pay rise of at least 2K and to pay it early. UNISON have submitted the pay claim to the Government to receive an increase by the end of this year.  This rise is the […]

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Happy 72nd Birthday NHS!

Message from Liz Mawson, Assistant Branch Secretary of our Branch: Happy 72nd NHS Birthday on 5th July 2020

Message from the Branch Secretary Kat Holloway

As I paused at 11am on Tuesday morning to acknowledge workers memorial day I thought about how many fantastic colleagues I have at Barnsley Hospital and how lucky I am and how through this Covid pandemic so many people will have lost fantastic colleagues. It couldn’t be a more important time to come together and […]

Keeping in touch

Second COVID-19 video update from Liz Mawson, Lead Steward / Assistant Branch Secretary at UNISON Barnsley Health branch.