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Our branch represents staff employed by Pembrokeshire County Council, Pembrokeshire College, National Park and private care and community organisations across the county.

We negotiate for better pay and conditions, help individuals in trouble and campaign for a safer, fairer society. UNISON is Britain's biggest public service union, representing almost 1.3 million people across the UK's public services.

 


Article Added 22/05/2019

Wales TUC Women's Summer School

Are you or do you know a new woman trade union member or activist in your workplace or branch? 

Would you like to find out more about what you can do as a union activist or workplace rep? 

Then join our free 2-day Wales TUC Women’s Summer School and find out how to get active the union way.

Our Wales TUC Women’s Summer School will give you the chance to build your skills, knowledge and confidence to get active in your union. There will be presentations and activities all led by our friendly Wales TUC tutors.Topics covered will include confidence building, negotiating skills and equality issues. You will also hear from inspiring women and most importantly have the chance to get to know other union women.

Dates: Thursday 4th and Friday 5th July
Times: Starts 09.45 am Thursday and finishes 3.30 pm Friday
Venue: Stradey Park Hotel, Ynys-y-Cwm Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 4HA

Who is the course for? If you are a new rep or activist then this is the summer school for you. If you are an experienced rep or have attended the summer school before then please help your new women union activists by passing this invitation on to them and don’t forget to encourage them to attend.

Costs? The Women’s Summer School is free for trade unionists living or working in Wales.  The Wales TUC will cover accommodation, food and non-alcoholic refreshments, we can’t cover your travel expenses, but your union may be able to help with that.

We won’t be providing crèche facilities, but we may be able to help with the costs of additional registered child care. Please contact Gavin Pearce at gpearce@tuc.org.uk for more information.

How to apply?  Please ask your union if you can go first. You will need to have the go ahead from either your Branch Secretary, Regional Secretary, Regional Organiser or Union Education Officer to attend. Once your union has said yes please complete our online Registration Form. The deadline to apply for a place is Tuesday 25th June.

Before we confirm your place will ask your union if it’s ok so make sure you include your union's contact details on your form and remember to let your them know you have applied so they will be expecting to hear from us.

We will confirm your place once your union has agreed.

If you would like any further information about the event, please contact gpearce@tuc.org.uk or telephone 029 2034 7010. 

 

Article Added 13/05/2019

School Uniform Grant Programme 2019

We are delighted to School Uniform Grantsprovide you with details of the 2019 School Uniform Grant Programme for UNISON members. To apply, you will need to complete an application form - the link is below.

A Question and Answer leaflet has also been provided to answer any questions you may have.
 

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Download Q&A leaflet here

Please note the following important information:

* UNISON is unable to process incomplete applications, so to stand the best chance of successfully qualifying for the grant, please make sure you are aware of the importance of filling in the form correctly and sending all documents with the application. 
* This programme officially launches on 13 May 2019 and closes on 19 July 2019.


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