It’s shocking that so many people in jobs are still struggling financially and living in poverty.
The government must reverse its cuts to universal credit so that workers are allowed to keep more of the money they earn every month, says UNISON today (Thursday). Millions of workers on the minimum wage will only see a fraction of any increase, says the union, unless their monthly work allowance goes up too. This […]
The victory in Bolton should send a strong signal to any NHS trusts who think creating a wholly owned subsidiary will allow them to short-change their staff over pay
Plymouth City Council will become the latest local authority to sign up to UNISON’s ethical care charter today (Monday). Council leaders will join UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis to formally sign the charter. The charter commits the Council to continue working with the city’s care companies to help them end zero-hours and reflect travel time […]
Commenting on media reports today (Monday) that the Treasury is planning a new approach to public sector pay, with wage increases based on performance and location, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “So-called ‘regional pay’ is a complete non-starter for public sector workers, who have already seen the value of their wages fall massively under […]
Exorbitant hospital parking charges have increasingly become the norm in England because the NHS is so starved of funds.
UNISON welcomes assurances that ‘in work conditionality’ will be put on pause
Further education should not be at the bottom of the pecking order when it comes to investment.
UNISON research shows parents and carers struggle to stay in work because of inflexible working conditions
Cash-trapped councils across the country have had no choice but to cut back on culture and libraries spending in a desperate attempt to save core services
Dozens of meat hygiene inspectors will be hired
Hundreds of Birmingham care workers take strike action
It is simply horrific. It’s unlikely that such a distressing situation would have happened had the service remained in-house.