The health service would be revitalised by this major cash boost to our most cherished national institution
The ballot concentrated on safe staffing levels and pay parity, as health workers in Northern Ireland are paid less than their colleagues in Britain.
Next government must help low-paid staff
Restoring Sure Start centres is a major priority
Hostile Tory policies have left overseas staff feeling unwanted and anxious about their futures
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
Nottingham emergency highlights pressures across the NHS
Briefing lays bare Tory thinking
Drug and alcohol support workers will be demonstrating outside the headquarters of employer Addaction today (Wednesday), over broken pay promises, says UNISON. Fifteen employees from Leigh and Wigan – who are midway through a five-day strike – will be in the capital to force the charity to listen to their demands for fair pay. The […]
Review must back more modest increase
Proper funding for local authorities is needed in order to protect jobs, pay staff properly.
Government policies like scrapping student nursing bursaries have been a disaster. The NHS is clearly unsafe in their hands
Facilities staff at Wexham Park and Heatherwood hospitals in Berkshire, and at Frimley Park in Surrey have announced dates for strike action, in an escalation of their campaign to stay in the NHS. Their employer Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) plans to privatise up to 1,000 NHS cleaners, caterers, porters, security and estates staff […]
Closing disabilty gap is key priority for union