Budget 2012Follow the latest developments here in budget week.
In this year's budget, UNISON is warning that the government needs to start creating jobs and investing in the infrastructure and services our economy needs.
We need a halt to policies that are damaging vital public services.
The government's pay policy should be reversed and tax and benefit changes that reduce the incomes of those on low to middle incomes shelved.
UNISON - full response -The coalition's "do-nothing" budget (PDF)
Budget 2012 - Impact on women (PDF)
PRESS RELEASE: UNISON budget response - No jobs - no growth - no idea.
Carers to strike over cuts to pay and conditions
(17/05/2013) Members have been left with little choice says UNISON
UNISON calls for plan B over rising unemployment
(15/05/2013) Government must plan for growth and jobs
Union plans pay strategy
(22/03/12) Activists and negotiators meet for two day seminar on pay, bargaining and equality
Dave Prentis says...
Once again George Osborne is showing just how out of touch he is with the rest of the country.
Chancellor urged to halt tax credit unfairness
(12/03/12) UNISON calls on branches to lobby MPs over change which will cost low paid part time workers almost £4,000 a year