There’s a huge amount of work to do, but I know that our union is up to the task – and that every time we build our union, we make it easier to support, defend and represent our members in the decades to come.
Ministers must put commitments into action to stop violent attacks
Hundreds of further education (FE) staff will today (Tuesday) vote on taking strike action over pay, says UNISON. Employees at 14 colleges* across England will take part in the ballot including institutions in Bradford, Norwich and Brighton. The dispute is over a national pay offer** from employers which UNISON has rejected and described as ‘derisory’. The […]
UNISON report shows how austerity is damaging the environmental health service provided by councils
As we go for some spring growth in may, what does the data from Grovember tell us? What useful lessons can we pick out from it?
Offer still falls ‘far short’ of joint union pay claim, says head of education Jon Richards
Staff and investors should seize opportunity at Centrica AGM
UNISON research shows that LGPS disinvestment from fossil fuels is still slow
The country needs a grown-up relationship with Europe and one that takes account of the June 2016 result.
Health delegates embrace the commitments of UNISON’s year of young workers
Drivers being hit with penalties for rushing patients to hospital
Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Andrea Sutcliffe praises the new members of the register – and launches development of five-year strategy at health conference
Delegates hear that patients and staff alike are suffering from chronic shortages
More than half of hospital staff in England wouldn’t eat food served to patients because it’s unhealthy and of poor quality, according to a survey by UNISON published today (Wednesday). Many NHS employees and those working for private firms, including nurses, porters and those in administrative roles, also reveal nutritious meals aren’t available to buy […]