There’s been far too little coverage so far of one of the most important set of elections also taking place next week – the police and crime commissioner (PCC) elections in England and Wales
Workers around the globe call for ‘strong laws, strong enforcement, strong unions’
Employers also offer further joint work on gender pay and casualisation
Two branches join forces to celebrate Welsh role in trade union history
UNISON members across the UK played a part in protecting their trade union rights.
Fatal accident involving ambulance staff in North Wales has ‘devastated’ colleagues
This is a bad bill but without the labour movement pushing back with passion and vigour, it could have been much worse.
UNISON congratulates south Wales council on adopting motion condemning secretary trade deal
Joint unions submit claim for £1 an hour pay rise and the living wage as a minimum in England
Through its International Development Fund, UNISON is supporting efforts to protect Indian workers from exploitation when migrating to the Gulf
Up to 50,000 people still die each year in the UK as a result of work-related ill health and incidents. Fortunately few of those are UNISON members, yet too many are still suffering from poor workplace conditions that cause work-related ill health, including: stress, back pain or RSI, hazardous substances, bullying or harassment, and workplace violence.
Commenting on the debate today (Wednesday) in the Commons that has seen the government accept many of the Trade Union Bill amendments made last week in the Lords, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Without these significant changes, unions representing working people across the UK would have found it hard to continue doing what they […]
Following a meeting of local government representatives from across UNISON, the union has decided today (Wednesday) to accept the pay offer from the employers. Head of local government Heather Wakefield said: “Having talked to members in local government across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, we’ve decided that there are to be no further consultations and […]
Get your nominations in! Closing date 23 May. Celebrate the valuable contribution UNISON colleagues make in the workplace. Awards will be presented by the Minister for Health and Social Services on 6 July 2016 at the Radisson Hotel, Cardiff. Contact your local branch for further information and nomination forms. Award categories: – Above and Beyond This […]
Poor quality hospital food is undermining the health of NHS workers, a survey from UNISON and the Campaign for Better Hospital Food (CBHF) warns today (Wednesday). Nurses and other health employees are being forced to survive on fast food – or on poor quality vending machine snacks – because hospitals are failing to provide proper […]