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We are the largest Trade Union in Caerphilly, supporting public service employees.

We recognise that unity is our strength and work tirelessly to promote truth, justice and equality. Our purpose is not just to be a voice for the voiceless but to give them a voice of their own.

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June 2020

CORONAVIRUS ADVICE - FOR SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF IN CYMRU WALES

We want to do all we can to support school support workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
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School support workers

June 2020

PAY UP NOW FOR COUNCIL AND SCHOOL WORKERS

If you’re a local government member, it’s time for you to decide. Make sure you have your say on your pay.

UNISON has launched a consultation, to allow members’ to decide whether to accept or reject a payrise of 2.75% and a one day increase in annual leave allowance. Read more .....

Pay up now

April 2020

SCHOOL CLOSURE WALES FAQS

Will schools be opening over Easter holidays and weekends? If so, do I have to come in and will I be paid? School closure Wales FAQs, published 7th April Read more .....


April 2020

date 7th April 2020

FREE ONLINE COURSES

UNISON Cymru Wales to deliver free online Covid-19 training across Wales Read more .....


March 2020

date 26th March 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE: COVID19 UPDATE

As the COVID-19 virus spreads, find out what your rights at work are. Read more .....

Coronavirus


March 2020

date 23rd March 2020

School FAQ guidance coronvirus download file
School FAQ guidance coronvirus download

FAQs for school staff download file
FAQs for school staff

IMPORTANT NOTICE: COVID19 UPDATE

Statement by Kirsty Williams Minister for Education

I’d like to thank parents for listening to the advice and keeping most children at home. I’d be grateful if tomorrow morning you only use schools or childcare as a last resort.

The advice has not changed as a result of tonight’s decision to further restrict movement, which our First Minister, along with other UK leaders took with the sole aim of slowing the spread of coronavirus.

Children should be at home wherever possible, critical workers will still need to have safe care arrangements for their children. Our schools and childcare settings are providing a vital service to support critical workers and our most vulnerable children.

Those involved in the current arrangements looking after children should continue. Many thanks to our amazing teaching and childcare professionals for their commitment in this time of national need.

This situation will continue for the immediate term but we will be reviewing with healthcare professionals, local authorities and our teaching unions.


March 2020

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AGM 2020 IMPORTANT UPDATE

Following advice, due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we have decided to postpone the AGM’s that were due to take place over the next 2 weeks. We hope to reschedule them at some point and are waiting for further guidance from our Regional team as to how this can be done within our UNISON rule book.

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Dates of Aggregated AGMs 2020

You are warmly invited to attend one of Unison's aggregated Annual General Meetings (AGM) to be held on the dates shown below. This year NINE meetings have been arranged to give every member a choice of day, time and venue.


May 2020

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Details of exciting Spring UNISON quiz for members

Come and join us this fun members event. Unison Quiz – Friday May 1st. Penallta Rugby Club – 7:30pm


March 2020

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Members Learning Programme Spring 2020

Gain a better understanding of the terms, causes and symptoms of anxiety and stress. Looking at how anxiety and stress can affect the individual as well as family and friends. With the overall aim of improving your management of both.


March 2020

Our Members Benefits

7 Reasons to join UNISON this Easter

Legal Help, Financial Assistance, Compensation, Discounts, Helpline, Training and Support - we’ll be with you when you need it most.


March 2020

Pay Up Now Newsletter

Latest Local Government Pay Campaign News

After ten years of real terms pay cuts, you deserve a decent pay rise. If you’re a council or
school worker, make sure you have your say on pay. Click on PDF link or image for more information.


February 2020

V-Of-W-survey

Violence at Work Survey Results

The report is now ready for you to read the results.


Closes 14th February

date 14th FebruaryWinter Fuel Grant for Members

Winter Fuel Grant for Members

There for You has set up a limited fund to help UNISON members. If your net income is £18,000 or less you may be eligible to receive a grant of £40.


November / December 2019

Stars In Our School Day

'Stars In Our School' at Trinity Fields

Caerphilly Unison staff attended Trinity Fields Special School Christmas Fayre today to celebrate Stars in Our Schools Day .

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Star in our school day
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Star in our school day
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Star in our school day

November / December 2019

date 23rd Novemberdate 14th DecemberChristmas Market 2019

Caerphilly Unison Christmas Market Trips

Details of 2 fantastic Christmas Trips to Gloucester and Birmingham this year. Places going fast!


November 2019

date 19th NovemberInternational Mens Day Newsletter

International Mens Day Newsletter

International Men’s Day in the UK is on November 19th every year – it is celebrated around the world in at least 60 countries.


November 2019

Caerphilly Unison - Cleaning up at Wales Regional Ceremony 2019

At the recent Wales Regional Awards Ceremony 3 Branch Officers of Caerphilly Unison were commended and won awards in their respective categories for their work in 2019.
Lianne Dallimore – Wales Representative of the Year
Juan-Antonio Garcia – Billy Liddon Health & Safety Award
Steve Gardiner – Highly commended for his work as Communications Officer
Unison is very proud of these achievements of their officers and the branch will strive to reach the same heights in 2020 in their continued support of its members!

Regional Awards 2019 Ceremony

October 2019

Black Members in Unison Newsletter

Please find the link to our Black Members in Unison Newsletter to coincide with Black History Month in October. Inside is a fantastic members competition! Click here for Newsletter


September 2019

A Womans Work

A Woman's Work - Unison Women's Newsletter

Please find the link to our latest Caerphilly Women’s Newsletter from our Branch Secretary including a fantastic Members competition open to all.


September 2019

Healthcheck Autumn 2019

Health & Safety Newsletter

Health & Safety Newsletter for Autumn 2019.


July 2019

date 10th Julydate 11th Julydate 12th JulyCaermunicator

Branch Newsletter

July edition of Caermunicator – including details of a fantastic music-themed competition!


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July 2019

date 10th JulyCaerphilly Unison Golf Event

UNISON Team Cup

Please find attached exciting Team Golf event sponsored by Caerphilly Unison.

This is a team event run by Caerphilly Golf Society - for other details please contact Dave Lucas
on x6744.

Unison Golf Event
Unison Golf Event

June 2019

Caerphilly Unison Pensions Update

Caerphilly UNISON Pensions Update

Do you have a Caerphilly Council Pension?
Is your state Pension age 65+?
Are you aged 58+?
Do you have 25+ years Pensionable service with the local authority?
Were you expecting your entire pension fund to be reduced if you retire before your state pension age?


Newsletter

Health And Safety 2019

Spring Health & Safety Newsletter

Please see latest Branch Health And Safety Newsletter from Juan-Antonio Garcia.


March 2019

date 11th Marchdate 12th Marchdate 13th Marchdate 15th Marchdate 21st Marchdate 22nd MarchAnnual General Meeting 2019

Caerphilly Unison AGM

Colleagues, Please find attached dates for Unison's aggregated AGMs in March.

For a full Agenda and information please contact the Branch.


Trips And Meetings 2019

Health And Safety 2019

Retired Members Trips And Speakers 2019

Unison retired Members Branch are running a full program of trips throughout 2019. They also have a range of speakers at their Monthly meetings. Take a look at the attached to find out the full program.


Winter 2019

Health And Safety 2019

Health and Safety Matters - Winter Newsletter

Please find Winter Newsletter from Juan-Antonio Garcia. This contains topical (and seasonal) health and safety information.

Contact Caerphilly Branch

Caerphilly UNISON
Tredomen Business & Technology Centre
Tredomen Park
Ystrad Mynach
CF82 7FN
Telephone: 01443 863279