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Monmouthshire is a county in South East Wales.

The largest town is Abergavenny. Other towns and large villages are Caldicot, Chepstow, Monmouth, Magor and Usk. The region boosts more castles per square mile than anywhere else in the UK. Nestled between the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It’s not just the stunning landscape that’ll take your breath away for it is known for its mountain walks, public houses and fabulous food.

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Monmouthshire Unison AGM

Monmouthshire County Branch / Cangen Sir Fynwy
Tuesday 4th February 2020
Room 1, Raglan Training Centre
Annual General Meeting of Monmouthshire UNISON Branch at Raglan Depot, Station Road, Raglan, NP15 2ER.

Wednesday 5th February 2020
from 12:15-13:30 UTC
Mardy Park Resource Centre, Abergavenny

Thursday 6th February 2020
from 12:15-13:30 UTC
County Hall, The Rhadyr, Usk, NP15 1GA

Monday 10th February 2020
from 12:15-13:30 UTC
MCC Innovation House, Magor


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 2019

date 30th November

Christmas Festival Trip

Places going fast please book early to avoid disappointment. Thank you!

For more information please contact Karen.
unisonmon@btconnect.com or call 01291 675502.

Christmas Trip

October 2019

Mental Health

Motions raised at our National Delegate Conference over the past few years have shown a growing from anxiety from our members on how our own mental health is affected by work.

Stress is a major pre-cursor to worsening mental health, and after years of austerity and being asked to do more with less, our members are at crisis point. Click here for more details

Mental Health

Closing date Friday 19th July 2019

School Uniform Grant Help

Get Help With School Uniform Costs This Summer

Struggling to make ends meet? Worried about back to school costs? Help is on hand.

We have set up a limited fund to help UNISON members on low income with school uniform costs by way of a one-off payment of up to £120.

To apply, download the application form from:
unison.org.uk/get-help or contact UNISONDirect on 0800 0 857 857.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 19 July 2019.


Commencing 15th April 2019-17th May 2019

National Executive Council Elections 2019-2021 Ballot

Unison are currently sending out ballot papers for the National Executive Council – NEC.
These are important elections, the people elected will be representing you, in Unison, at a national level. UNISON’s national executive council is a diverse group of ordinary members, working in all areas of public services, who make decisions about how our union is run.
A ballot paper will be sent to the home of every eligible member, together with information on the candidates. Please read what they have to say and decide who will be your voice on UNISON’s NEC.
The ballot opens on 15 April and closes on 17 May 2019.
If you haven’t received your ballot paper by 29 April, please call 0800 0857 857. Join your fellow UNISON members and vote in the NEC election. It only takes a few minutes.

For your information Monmouthshire Branch of Unison has nominated the following candidates

Local Government Service Group
General Seat Maggie Griffin
Female Seats Maxine Rowden & Kati Conway
Male Seat Peter Crews

Black Members’ Seats
Female Seats April Ashley & Sonia Stewart
Male Seat Ash Dhobi

Disabled Members’ Seats
Katrina Murray

Be Heard National Executive Council Elections

February 2019

date 5th Februarydate 6th Februarydate 7th FebruaryAGM 2019AGM 2019 Final Account

AGM 2019

Minutes of the 2018 Annual General Meeting
Matters arising from the Minutes. All meetings start at 12.30pm.


Commencing
April 2019

Monmouthshire New Pay Scales

Monmouthshire New Pay Scales

Please find details in the Monmouthshire Pay Scales commencing this April.


January 2019

Monmouthshire New Pay Scales

Local Government Pension Scheme

General article updating members on the Local Government Pension Scheme.


December 2018

Members Learning Programme

FREE for UNISON members - Member Learning Programme (Updated)

For further details please contact the office.
(Click on PDF symbol for full details)

Contact Monmouthshire Branch

UNISON Office
1st Floor Community Education Centre
18 Maryport Street
Usk
Monmouthshire
NP15 8AE
Telephone: 01291 675502