Responding to the latest NHS England data published today (Thursday) showing A&E waiting times are the worst ever, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Patients left in agony on trolleys for hours and poorly visitors waiting for hours in A&E, forced to sit on floors because of a lack of chairs, has become the new normal. “Years […]
A third of public service workers are worried they’ll lose their jobs due to technological innovation or government cuts, according to a UNISON survey published today (Thursday). But one in ten feel additional training has protected them from the threat of redundancy, with staff feeling more secure in their jobs because of the new skills […]
Commenting on Labour plans published today (Wednesday) to eliminate the gender pay gap by 2030, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Public shaming hasn’t proved enough to curtail unequal pay so far. “Proper enforceable sanctions and a clear end date will force reluctant bosses to be transparent and stop the disparity. “Women have been failed in the workplace for too long so these commitments are long overdue.” Notes to […]
Campus operations staff at Queen Margaret University chalk up win in campaign against outsourcing threat
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Commenting on Labour’s proposals to improve the workplace for women, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said today (Thursday): “Balancing work with caring for children or elderly parents and running a home can be a struggle for many women. “Good employers know that paying women fairly, offering them generous maternity leave and pay packages, along with flexible […]
Chancellor’s pledges nowhere near enough to tackle nine years of austerity