JOIN UNITE NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY BRANCH


JOIN UNITE NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY BRANCH

Join on line as a new member: http://www.unitetheunion.org/growing-our-union/joinunite/

Make sure you quote EM/NG9 as the branch you want to join.

Joining a union is a good thing as it gives a combined body to negotiate for better terms and conditions and negotiate pay deals.

Branch meetings are held (usually in University Park Coates Building) on the last Wednesday of every month except July and August.

The Unite Office Portland Building E131 is open Wednesday lunchtimes 1.00-2.00pm (unless there is a branch meeting) and members are invited to come and meet us and raise any workplace concerns they may have. Unite Office phone no- The prefix to dial into this extension from outside the University is 0115 74. ext 84521 leave a message and we will call you back.

The Unite Safety Convenor and 2 other Unite Safety Representatives attend the University Safety Committee to raise members concerns.

Unite aim to have Safety Representatives in every department and training is available from the union ask us for further information .

Unite representatives meet with HR regularly at the Joint Union Working Group to review guidelines and discuss any issues that arise.  If you are interested in becoming a Unite Representative ask for further information.

Unite representatives attend the Support Staff Consultative Committee as observers but do not participate as issues are discussed at the Joint Union Working Group which is attended by the campus unions with negotiating rights.

Unite representatives attend the ad hoc redundancy meetings with HR to review up-coming redundancies.

Members are urged to contact a representative if they feel under threat of redundancy.

The Staff Equality and Diversity Advisory Group is a forum to discuss equality issues with HR

At an individual level Nottingham University Branch of Unite representatives can provide information and support at sickness absence and disciplinary meetings.

The local branch also provides advice for regrading applications and 2 Unite Representatives attend the regrading panel. Hay panel training is available please ask for further information.

See the National website for the many advantages of joining a union http://www.unitetheunion.org/

The Nottingham University Branch of UNITE meets on the last Wednesday of the month and you are welcome to come along and ask questions.  See our local website for more information about meetings http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/unite

If you are unable to get to University Park join in by link from the comfort of your own home or office

Remote access: contact Sally:cczseh@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk  Phone 67973

UNITE need 40% membership of a staff group to be granted full recognition by the University to negotiate for a particular staff group.  In order to prove that and for e-mail balloting we need you to fill in a local contacts form which we will send you when you contact us with your membership number.

If you have e mail we will add you to the local UNITE distribution list so you can keep up to date please contact us if you wish to be added or removed from the circulation list.

All enquiries: Email OT-UNITE@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

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