Coronavirus: UNISON helping members financially

UNISON’s dedicated welfare charity is still operating during the current health crisis and is asking branches for financial support UNISON is responding to the national coronavirus crisis by offering practical help to members experiencing financial hardship. Staff at the union’s dedicated charity, There for You, are seeking to reassure members that they are still offering […]

Coronavirus: Important advice

As the COVID-19 virus spreads, find out what your rights at work are if taking sick leave or self-isolating. UNISON National advice UK Government advice ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) Universal Credit website  

Coronavirus: Important Q&A if you work at Doncaster Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals Trust

We at present are having a lot of questions asked about the current Coronavirus situation. The trust have published some answers to frequently asked questions regarding COVID19 and your working situation. Here are some of them: **If my ability to attend work is affected by school closures, what do I need to do?** If your […]

UNISON Green Day – 20 September 2019

Recruit a friend to UNISON – Chance to win £250

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Health Branch of UNISON is offering you the opportunity of recruiting a friend and winning £250. Simply get a friend to join UNISON, put your name and membership number on the form indicating that you recruited them and we’ll enter your name into the draw each time. The more you recruit the […]

Strike win special newsletter!

You can download the special strike success newsletter here… DAB Newsletter July 2019

WE WON! Pay rise victory for Sodexo strikers

UNISON Claim spectacular victory in strike over pay for privatised NHS workers.

After two days of industrial action Sodexo have reached agreement with Doncaster and bassetlaw teaching hospitals NHS foundation trust, to pay the Agenda for change pay deal in full.

UNISON Full time organiser Sue Cookman said” we need to agree some finer details with sodexo later on this morning, but I am delighted that an agreement has been reached.”

Strike at SODEXO

Low paid catering workers at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching hospitals NHS foundation trust are to take strike action in a dispute over pay. Their employer Sodexo is refusing to grant them the pay rise paid to other NHS workers. Sodexo – a multimillion pound organisation are refusing to budge an inch. Download our flyer This government […]

NHS workers in Doncaster and Bassetlaw are to be balloted by UNISON on industrial action

Around 60 catering staff at Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Foundation Trust are being balloted on whether to take industrial action over pay. The staff, predominantly women, are angry that they will not receive a nationally agreed pay award for NHS staff. Their jobs were transferred to a private company, Sodexo in January 2017 and the […]

Grimethorpe dinner ladies save their jobs

Dinner ladies at Ladywood school in Grimethorpe return to work today, having seen off a bid to make them all redundant.