Unions challenge universities to improve pay that has ‘significantly fallen behind inflation’
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the those killed in Westminster yesterday, those injured by this barbaric act and their families, friends and loved ones. At times like these, when those who wish to spread hate attempt to divide us, we must remember those who run towards scenes of danger – brave members of […]
If you work in local government in Scotland, have your say and vote to reject this pay deal via unison.org.uk/lgscot17. And stand up for better wages for vital public services.
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Laney Walsh is one of UNISON’s most extraordinary activists, keeping a vow and working tirelessly to combat the stigma around mental health
Strike action by Derby school support staff is to be suspended following a new offer from the city council, UNISON has announced today (Friday). UNISON will now recommend that its members across the city’s schools accept the offer. That offer will now be put to staff, and if they vote to accept the deal, the […]
22 union members in Torquay receive damages after being made sick by hazardous chemical disinfectant
Latest Education Policy Institute report confirms unions’ warning over effects of new National Funding Formula
The media will mock the Chancellor for his u-turn, but history will judge him and his party far more harshly for the u-turns he has failed to make.
Responding to Office of National Statistics figures published today (Wednesday) that show that the number of workers on zero-hours contracts has increased to 905,000, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Zero-hours contracts are everywhere in social care. They give the upper hand to unscrupulous employers and silence employees who fear they’ll lose hours if they […]
Commenting on the Resolution Foundation report on public sector pay released today (Wednesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “After years of harsh pay restraint, those delivering our public services are facing yet more financial hardship. “School staff, nurses and council workers are struggling to make ends meet. “If ministers don’t reverse their damaging policy […]
Welsh health board offers increases of up to £1,900 a year after strike by staff paid less than colleagues working for neighbouring boards
Our parks are now under an increasing threat, as local councils find their funding being cut and then cut again