(08/05/13) Local government members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be consulted on offer as 'best achievable by negotiation'
(26/04/13) Union to discuss final 1% offer from employers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland before consulting branches
(17/04/13) Message from today's national executive council
(15/04/13) Unions seek to reopen talks on local government pay
(28/03/13) Consultants plan axe for services and jobs
(22/03/13) Staff and activists praised for turning "adverse situation into organising opportunity"
(19/03/13) Join now for truth and justice, the UNISON way
(15/03/13) Scottish local government members must decide on 1% pay offer
(15/03/13) UNISON teams hitting priority areas in targeted drive for members
(12/03/13) Message from UNISON to East Midlands workers
UNISON local news
UNISON calls for pay rise for staff at Boston Borough Council Boston Target
UNISON is calling for a rise in Boston council staff salaries following recent reports of increasing councillor allowances.
Fears council move will see its staff with nowhere to sit Swindon Advertiser
UNISON says the move will mean there are more staff than there are spaces for them to work in, although council leader Rod Bluh doesn’t foresee any significant problems.
TUC Conference: Ed Balls heckled over public sector pay claims The Scotsman
He was questioned by UNISON delegate Liz Cameron on why he was supporting the pay policy of the Tories, which had led to a wage freeze for millions of public sector workers.
UNISON warning MPs on regional pay PA
Christina McAnea, UNISON's head of health, said: "We know that health staff across the country are under incredible pressure. This survey shows that the South West pay cartel's plans could push health workers in the region to breaking point.
Union's action threat over web abuse South Wales Evening Post
Neath Port Talbot Council has now adopted its first social media policy designed in part to explain to staff the correct use of sites such as Twitter and Facebook. At the same time it provides protection for staff who have been attacked through these sites. And leading local government union UNISON has said it will use the new procedures to take legal action against those responsible.
Unions want pension age commission PA
Mike Hayes of UNISON said successive governments had watched as pension provision declined. "An ever decreasing minority of workers in the private sector remain in pension schemes that are frankly not for purpose. Defined contribution schemes don't work as employers pay derisory contributions into them."