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Sheffield mental health workers to strike as government cuts put ‘people at risk’

Some people in need not seen for nearly two years

Hold all bosses to account that exploit low-paid staff, says UNISON

Employees across the UK are struggling to live on poverty wages

Ambulance delays down to nine-year NHS funding squeeze

Ambulances queuing outside A&E departments have become a common and distressing sight. It’s frustrating for crews who need to be on their way to the next emergency call and worrying for patients waiting to be seen.

Npower collapse is a ‘cruel blow’ for employees, says UNISON

Energy retail sector would be better handled in public ownership

School technician cuts put safety at risk

Survey finds growing concern amongst staff

Victory for staff as academy chain drops plans to axe jobs

Up to 130 school staff across England would have been affected

Protect NHS from US takeover

Our NHS is not for sale

Government must abolish tuition fees for all health trainees, says UNISON

Every healthcare student should be offered grants, and tuition fees scrapped.

Tories are offering nothing new

Don’t believe the promises on public spending

Labour’s pension plans a ‘step towards justice’ for women

Compensation will help millions of women born in the 50s who miss out

Health workers in Bradford win privatisation battle

Wholly owned subsidiary plans dropped

Youth manifesto from Labour will provide ‘much-needed’ cash, says UNISON 

Funding will help repair damage done by job cuts and centre closures

Birmingham University strikes cancelled as low-paid workers secure pay increase

Low-paid staff will receive an extra £817 a year

A powerful package to rebuild the country

Commenting on the launch of the Labour Party manifesto today (Thursday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is a powerful package to rebuild the country and help millions whose lives have been ravaged by nine years of austerity. “It commits to restoring the funding snatched from public services by the Tories’ cold-hearted economic policies […]

UNISON announces health strike dates in Northern Ireland

UNISON has today (Wednesday) announced the dates for strikes and industrial action by health and social services staff in Northern Ireland. Workers represented by the union voted overwhelmingly earlier this month to take action over safe staffing levels and pay parity. Health staff in Northern Ireland are paid less than their colleagues in Britain. Waiting lists […]

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