Pay Ballot 9th September – 31st October 2019

You will have received a pay ballot in the post the week starting 9th September. Please make sure you vote, and we recommend you vote yes for strike action. Every year we collectively ballot on pay, which is not agreed until the unions and employer come to an...

Staff Welcome Fair – August 2019

We were at the Staff Welcome Fair on the 8th August letting new starters know all about the benefits of being in Unison! We spoke to lots of new staff members from the University of Bristol and Bristol Students’ Union who were keen on joining Unison. We had some...

University of Bristol Unison Away Day

On the 23rd July we had our annual away day. This year we held it at the Folk House, which has a suitably progressive history – the centre began in the 1870’s with the aim of supporting access to education in the Bristol community.   The day started with a...

Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival 2019

A few members of the UNISON executive attended Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival on Sunday.  Inevitably, there was a mix up with coach set off times – Carolyn set off on time, and let us know she was in Pensford as Kim and I were waiting for a pick up at BTM.  Luckily...

Unison AGM

UNISON AGM 3rd April 1pm-3pm in Wills Memorial Building room 3.30 Our 2019 AGM promises to be an interesting afternoon with an opportunity to discuss areas of concern for all our members. Its also a great chance to meet other Unison members and get to...

Have your say on HE pay

Later this month the branch will have a ballot about the pay offer from HE employers. Get involved and have your say on HE pay. The offer from HE employers is much lower than the pay claim that the unions, including UNISON, asked for. It’s so low, that it’s actually a...
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