A new UNISON survey of 2,700 Police Community Support Officers reveals today that eight in ten (81%) say they need additional powers to do their jobs effectively.
New UNISON survey reveals it will take until November for low-paid workers to repay their Christmas debt.
The rise in the Retail Price Index to 2.7% shows the underlying cost of living crisis is getting worse
Unison General Secretary Dave Prentis said the Government’s policies were pushing people to the “brink of despair.” “The Tories certainly know how to kick people when they are down. Chancellor Osborne and the rest of this Tory/LibDem Government are just like a broken record. Their one stated aim is to pay down the deficit. Their […]
UNISON is today highlighting the vital need to keep the supervision and monitoring of offenders within the probation service in the light of new figures showing serious offenders are avoiding jail.
Further budget cuts to the Environment Agency are “a dangerous gamble” and the government is misleading local communities at risk of flooding
Cuts in services for those suffering from mental health problems, homelessness or drug and alcohol abuse are leading to people seeking help from A&E and adding to pressure on the NHS
The Tories certainly know how to kick people when they are down. Their one policy is to cut public spending and hit the weak, the sick and the vulnerable.
UNISON has criticised plans by the Government to open consultation on measures around exclusivity and transparency in zero hour contracts following an informal review.
Central government cuts to council budgets are forcing local authorities to rely on tip-offs from the public to combat alcohol being sold to children
UNISON welcomes the resignation of Gordon Coutts, the Chief Executive of Colchester Hospital Foundation Trust
New figures show inflation fell to a four-year low of 2.1% in November but UNISON members are hardly feeling any improvement.
Austerity measures imposed on housing, health and police services are pushing LGBT people to the margins of society, according to a report by NatCen Social Research, for UNISON.
New survey reveals almost two thirds of NHS workers say they have faced staffing cuts at work and more than half believe these cuts significantly impacted on patient care and safety.
UNISON reacts to new research showing some patients are being forced to wait in ambulances outside hospitals for hours.