UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

NEC sets policy on Brexit and so much more

Brexit, industrial action, campaigning, growing the union and planning for June’s national delegate conference all featured on a full agenda

UNISON celebrates the “unsung heroes” of local government

A new campaign will raise the profile of the union’s 600,000 local government members

Liverpool Women’s Hospital staff win pay battle

Staff employed by private contractor call off strike after company agrees to pay them the NHS rate for the job

One wage for all ages

UNISON launches #OneWageAnyWage campaign is it celebrates 20 years of the national minimum wage

March madness

While MPs got lost down the rabbit hole, UNISON and its members kept their focus on the many other problems afflicting Britain’s workers

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Chief inspector’s report ‘final nail in coffin of probation privatisation’

UNISON calls for probation to be brought back into public sector as a reunified and locally run service

Conference delegate registration extended

Delegates for NDC, local government, energy and WET conferences must be entered on the OCS by 4 April

Social workers in England – speak up now

Have your say on changes to social work registration

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Liverpool University agrees to apply for living wage status

University’s move comes just days after University of Manchester becomes 5,000th living wage employer

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Lanarkshire college earns living wage accreditation

Announcement comes as Manchester University becomes 5000th living wage employer and UNISON names and shames colleges over pay

Glasgow women win again

They take the editor’s award in the city’s Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year awards

Tuberculosis – making sure you don’t have latent TB

UNISON is working with TB Alert to let members know that latent TB can be diagnosed and treated before it wakes up

Employers urged to help lone workers stay safe

UNISON health and safety seminar hears 66% of lone workers have faced violence and aggression

UNISON urges vigilance as new minimum wages rates are due

Union says stewards need to make sure employers are paying the proper amounts when the new wage rates come into force on 1 April

UNISON says Spring Statement housing proposals don’t go far enough

The union welcomes government’s proposals, but is concerned that no further funds are being made available for genuinely affordable homes