APPLYING FOR STRIKE FUNDS

There are 2 funds you can apply for: National Strike Pay (NSP) – this is available to all, but you must still apply Branch Hardship Fund (HF) – you have to state you wish to apply Both funds will require you to attach 2 payslips to the form – one from any month...

UNISON Free Day Trip to Whitby!

This year’s branch free seaside day trip will be to Whitby on Saturday, 1st July. Coaches will depart at 9am from outside the Parkinson Building at the University of Leeds, returning to the Parkinson by about 6.30pm (departing Whitby at 4.30pm). Once at the seaside,...

‘Out of Office’

One of our members has suggested this as an ‘out of office’ reply when taking industrial action: Thank you for your email. I am currently unavailable and taking part in the UNISON industrial action to defend our right to fair pay. Over the twelve months of...

First Time Taking Strike Action?

Here’s some things you might want to know! What is a strike? A strike is a work stoppage agreed upon by members of a union. The crucial part of a strike is withdrawing your labour. You can strike by just not working, or you can come to campus to join the picket...