Manchester City Council Commits to Ethical Care

The Council is signing UNISON’s ethical care charters

Scrapping police community support officers is short-sighted

Dave Prentis urges the Home Secretary to intervene

Refunds for tribunal fees is welcome news

Responding to the government’s announcement that the first people eligible for employment tribunal fee refunds will be able to apply for them from today (Friday), UNISON head of legal services Adam Creme said: “The government is now making good on its promise to refund anyone who was unfairly charged to take their employers to court. “The […]

Axing Norfolk’s PCSOs will make the county a less safe place

It’s no coincidence that as PCSO jobs have disappeared across the UK, crime rates have soared

Figures reveal toll of asbestos in schools

From teaching assistants to teachers to pupils, asbestos in schools is a killer and cuts to school funding can only make the situation worse

Pay Up Now! – a serious campaign and it’s working, NEC hears

UNISON executive receives update on work around pay and agrees next steps

Blog: Now is the time to stand strong, stand united and put public services first

Together, united, we can break this immoral pay cap for all public-sector workers. All deserve the pay rises they’ve been denied. All deserve an end to attacks on their jobs, their services and their wages. The Tories will pay the price for their failure and for letting public servants down. And we will hold them to account for what they have done to public services – at the ballot box and every day until then.

Emergency service workers need greater protection

No one should face violence, abuse and sexual harassment at work

Scrap the cap and give workers a proper pay rise, says UNISON

The government’s pay cap is cutting deep for public service workers

UNISON takes Pay Up Now! campaign to MPs

As rising inflation increases the pressure on public service workers’ pay, UNISON tells MPs rises must be funded properly and be for the whole team

Inflation rise means pay cap is cutting deep

All public servants have seen the value of their pay fall year on year

Exeter hospital porters appeal for support

Porters taking action over management plans for 12-hour shifts appeal for donations to hardship fund

Join UNISON on SOS Day and fight back against library cuts

Are you ready for this week’s Save Our local Services campaign day, celebrating and defending our library service?

Violence towards staff in charities and housing associations must end, says UNISON

Violence towards staff in charities and housing associations must end, says UNISON Almost half the staff (47%) working for charities and housing associations have experienced violence or aggression, either from people who use their services or from colleagues, according to a recent survey from UNISON. The survey revealed widespread abuse, ranging from verbal threats to […]

‘Now is the time to win for our members’

UNISON general secretary speaks at union’s police and justice service group conference