Communities plan sounds death knell for council housing: UNISON

UNISON, the UK

UNISON welcomes Waste Food Task Force Report

UNISON, the UK

Brown Urged to Hold Review Before Expansion of PFI Schemes

UNISON, the UK

UNISON Calls for Inquiry into How Big Four Accountancy Firms have Stitched Up the Private Finance Initiative (PFI)

UNISON, the UK

Rally at Westminster calling for greater investment in council housing and more choice for tenants

UNISON today called on the government to put council housing tenants first by not giving away housing assets at knock down prices, by allowing direct investment for council housing and by providing tenants with real choices on how to repair and improve their homes.

Climbie Inquiry

UNISON the union representing social workers, today welcomed plans to develop clear national standards and to strengthen the inspection function outlined in the Laming Inquiry report. However, the union insisted that establishing a new national agency would not necessarily succeed in achieving these objectives.

Give all Health Workers Extra Time Off Says UNISON

UNISON, the UK

UNISON Calls for Labour Rebellion on Top-Up Fees

Government plans for charging differential fees in higher education will lead to a two-tier system and a massive increase in student debt, warned UNISON, the UK

Invest in Council Housing Lobby of Parliament

UNISON, the UK

UNISON Calls For Urgent Review Into PFI Following Damning Audit Commission Report

UNISON today (16 January) will call for the Government to implement an urgent review into the Private Finance Initiative, following publication of the Audit Commission report into PFI schools.

Employment Rights Should Cover All Workers, Says UNISON

UNISON, the UK

Teaching Assistant Agreement Gets 9 Out of 10

UNISON Survey Highlights Extent of Youth Employment

Young workers, including those of school age, are doing jobs similar to adult workers, but without the same wage protection, according to a study released today (15 January) by the UK

UNISON Calls For Better, Safer, More Accessible Public Transport

Now that the 10 Year Transport Plan has all but collapsed the prospect for better public transport looks bleak – this is the stark warning being made by Keith Sonnet, Deputy General Secretary of UNISON, at its transport seminar in London tomorrow (Wednesday 15 January). The union will argue that the key to getting people moving as efficiently as possible is building public confidence and that means more, cheaper and passenger friendly buses and trains alongside safer roads.

UNISON Claims Poor Planning Putting Extra NHS Funding at Risk

UNISON, the UK