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UNISON Suffolk County Branch has relocated

The UNISON Office has now relocated to Suffolk County Council headquarters in Endeavour House Ipswich, on Russell Road. We are open for business to members. If you need to drop by please come to reception in Endeavour House and ask for the UNISON office, we look forward to seeing you.



UNISON represents full-time and part-time staff who provide public services, although they may be employed in both the public and private sectors. We are the UK's largest public service union, with over 1.3 million members. If you need help now and you're a current member please contact us.


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Suffolk County Branch of UNISON provides support to members working for Suffolk County Council (including apprentices), The Food Standards Agency (FSA), Suffolk schools and academies, higher and further education (including University of Suffolk and other colleges), Vertas Ltd, Concertus, Care UK, Suffolk Libraries, Realise Futures, Leading Lives, Kier, private care homes and voluntary and community sector organisations in Suffolk.

We are the ONLY recognised Trades Union for Single Status employees in schools in Suffolk.

Join today and you'll receive our support – with membership costing as little as £1.30 a month.

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NJC Pay Campaign 2021/22 - Latest update    

enough is enough
Please see below the latest information regarding the NJC Pay Campaign 2021/22

Here are the key facts and dates:

The local government employers have made a final offer of 1.75% from 1 April 2021 (2.75% for those on pay point 1).

UNISON members have voted overwhelmingly to reject this offer, and we are balloting members asking them to vote ‘yes’ to strike action to help secure a better pay increase.

The NJC Committee, UNISON’s senior committee of members covering local government pay, has decided that we will ask one straightforward question: whether members wish to take strike action.

Ballot papers will go out to members from the 1st December and to mark the launch of the ballot we will be holding a rally outside Endeavour House on the 1st December between 1100-1400.

All members welcome, please come along and show your support and come and get your free combat2coffee drink on us!!

Ballot papers will be sent using members home addresses and will include a letter explaining the dispute and encouraging members to vote ‘yes’ for strike action. The ballot closes on the 14th January 2022.

A ballot helpline 0800 0 857 857 will be open between 9 December 2021 and 10 January 2022.

Please see below a link to our pay campaign video

Enough is enough, #VoteYes for a proper pay rise - YouTube

 UNISON pay rally



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To coincide with the You Care We Care march and rally on Saturday 27th November in Ipswich, please watch this video




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