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Social care scheme helps no-one, says UNISON

Care system is creaking at the seams

Nursing number fall will have a huge impact on the NHS

If more nurses continue to leave than join, staff-patient ratios will become even more dangerous

UNISON comments on the NHS ‘rent a room’ scheme

This scheme looks like another dangerous experiment

Mass lobby of parliament against cuts to school funding

Over a thousand parents, teachers, school support staff and head teachers will be attending the School Cuts mass lobby of Parliament this Tuesday, 24 October. They will bring the message to MPs that schools are seriously underfunded, which is having a negative impact on children and young people’s education. This situation must change. The majority […]

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

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

Inflation rise means pay cap is cutting deep

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

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 […]

Scrapping the NHS pay cap is the right thing to do, says UNISON

UNISON responds to the government’s health announcement

Stigma around mental health must end, says UNISON

Employers urged to ‘take real action’ to support staff

Cuts to mental health leave staff facing violence and aggression, says UNISON

New UNISON survey of staff working in mental health services

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