Everyone knows why councils are on the brink of bankruptcy – a massive 41% cut in government funding over a decade, while demand for services has grown. But there is an alternative for a sustainable future for the local services we all rely on
A national care service and a fair pay agreement for care staff are needed to reform the care service
The government must negotiate a proper pay package for health workers to halt the steady drain of experience from the NHS
Claim calls for a wage rise of £3,000 or 10%, whichever is higher
A UNISON event at parliament sought to ignite the political will in Westminster to make a national care service a reality
Staff will strike for second time today over failure to honour NHS lump-sum payment
UNISON beat the government in a landmark legal win in 2018, securing the scrapping of employment tribunal fees. So why is the government trying to bring them back?
UNISON hosted the Fabian Society’s National Care Service Summit, bringing together stakeholders to discuss the practicalities of creating a national care service
In light of the current conflict in Gaza, and what is happening domestically, UNISON and Hope not hate have produced a new guide
Company is refusing to pay a COVID bonus to the privately-employed NHS workers – despite being signed up to Agenda for Change
Staff demand NHS payment given to hundreds of thousands of other health workers
Staff must be helped to feel comfortable
‘I met with Wes Streeting, the shadow secretary of state for health and social care, who is the first to sign up to UNISON’s national care campaign pledge’
A national care service would mean the quality of care is of the same high standard, no matter where in the country it was being provided.
Adding a handful of inspectors will make little difference