UNISON reacts to minister’s announcement of review into English further education funding, alongside ‘efficiency and resilience’
Branches asked to comment on revised recommendation on pay offer for England, Wales and Northern Ireland
UNISON’s welfare charity is holding an election to find six trustees to direct its work
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 […]
UNISON calls on government to ‘give more money to schools now’ as Education Policy Institute report shows more schools recording larger deficits
These attacks are completely unwarranted. In the past five full financial years, United Utilities has earned £1.6 billion in profits, whilst over a billion was paid out in shareholder dividends over the same period. In 2016/17 their two most senior staff – CEO Steve Mogford and CFO Russ Holden – were paid more than £4 million between them.
There’s a new breed of healthcare professional coming. Say hello to the nursing associate…
UNISON responds to the Chancellor’s Spring Statement
Expert advice on how to plan and get the most out of marches and demonstrations
Commenting on the latest statistics for A&E attendances and admissions for February, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “The latest data shows just how punishing the winter months are proving for the NHS. Last month was the worst on record. Yet the figures don’t include the added difficulties staff faced when freezing conditions began […]
This International Women’s Day it is important that we stand up for equality in every workplace; for decent work and freedom from violence and harassment for women everywhere. Child marriage is child labour and together we can end it.
New research by the School Cuts coalition of unions (NEU, NAHT, ASCL, UNISON, GMB and Unite) shows that class sizes are rising in the majority of secondary schools in England as a result of the Government’s underfunding of education. There is a particular problem in secondary schools because of a shortfall of £500m a year […]