UNISON application forms on branch websites

Branches should make sure their websites are up to date

Welsh Government cracks down on zero-hour contracts in homecare

UNISON praises ‘one step forward in dealing with the complex issue of precarious employment’

New study shows 1,000 Sure Start children’s centres may have shut

‘Children’s centres have been left in limbo,’ says UNISON

Violent crime is on the rise, but who is working to keep you safe?

Find out how many police officers, police staff and PCSOs you have in your area

Branch appeals for donations to hardship fund as workers start two weeks on the picket line for sick pay from international company worth hundreds of millions

Hull recycling workers strike for sick pay

Branch appeals for donations to hardship fund as workers start two weeks on the picket line for sick pay from international company worth hundreds of millions

Magic March

March was a momentous month for UNISON members – not least because of a proposed revamp of NHS pay that could benefit a million health workers.

Montage of faces and pay up now logo

University pay talks begin

Although no offer has been tabled, UNISON described the discussions as “constructive” and all parties have said they intend to make progress across all elements of the claim at the next meeting.

University members asked to strike to defend USS pension scheme

Industrial action ballot follows 91% rejection of proposed move to ‘defined contribution’ scheme in consultation of affected members

UNISON puts major proposal for NHS pay to its members

‘The agreement would mean an end at last to the government’s self-defeating and unfair 1% pay cap,’ says union.

And English further education college

Funding review ‘must recognise real cost of providing quality college education’

UNISON reacts to minister’s announcement of review into English further education funding, alongside ‘efficiency and resilience’

NJC pay update: branch views required by 5 April

Branches asked to comment on revised recommendation on pay offer for England, Wales and Northern Ireland

There for You needs you!

UNISON’s welfare charity is holding an election to find six trustees to direct its work

Nominations for the inaugural Eric Roberts award

Regional Council last year agreed to establish an annual organising award. This award has been established in memory of Eric Roberts, a long standing regional activist, UNISON President, NEC member and Branch Secretary of the London Ambulance Branch, following his untimely death in November 2016 during his presidency. Eric was a trade unionist who was […]

York council agrees to sign Ethical Care Charter

Decision comes after a lengthy campaign by UNISON

Graphic from the cover of the ethical care charter document

Manchester City Council moves to lift carers’ pay

Announcement comes as part of plans to bring social care and NHS services closer together