UNISON campaign sees council agree to keep one home open and pledge no compulsory redundancies
Responding to health secretary Matt Hancock’s pledge to overhaul mental health and wellbeing for NHS staff, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said today (Wednesday): “The mental health needs of staff should be a priority. They’re working long hours, in highly stressful conditions, often without a rest. “NHS workers can’t help patients get better unless […]
The health secretary must ensure government policy is in line with the NHS long-term plan and keep contracts worth millions in public hands, says UNISON today (Tuesday). Commenting on Labour’s call for Matt Hancock to block private companies from winning NHS contracts worth more than £128m that are currently out for tender, UNISON head of […]
Cleaners, porters and security and catering staff to take action next week, after their private employer refused to pay them the nationally agreed NHS pay rates
Working people need a Labour government but split parties don’t win elections
University vice chancellors’ pay has hit the headlines after the report on the subject from the new Office for Students – so we decided to take a deeper look at the figures behind the headlines.
Addressing women’s conference, Christina McAnea says she wants to ensure the union continues to create such a legacy
Employers who fail to tackle members of the public who grope and subject female staff to lewd jokes should be held to account, says UNISON today (Saturday). A motion debated at UNISON’s annual women’s conference in Bournemouth is seeking better protection for employees from unwelcome advances by people using public services, including parents and patients, […]
UNISON women are the majority of our members and the heartbeat of everything that we do – so it’s only right that women are a majority in our democratic structures too. That’s not an accident, that’s integral to how our union works and how our union succeeds.
Mandy Buckley tells delegates that the Birmingham strikers are not going to give in
The government must immediately step in to bring these collapsed services back in-house
UNISON women’s conference hears inspiring speech from Rosena Allin-Khan, NHS doctor and MP
Delegates hear that proposed rule change will ensure that UNISON’s LGBT group is fully inclusive