Dave Prentis, general secretary of Unison, said: “It’s disgraceful that well-paid MPs should claim expenses for heating costs at the same time that thousands of families are struggling to pay to turn the oven on.
Unison chief Mr Prentis said: “If 310 MPs did the right thing by choosing not to claim expenses for fuel bills, why did the other 340 think they were entitled to free fuel?”
Many universities and colleges across the country resemble ghost towns with UNISON members in Higher Education staging a one day walkout in a protest over a phantom pay rise.
The UK wide strike is to go ahead after university employers ignored calls to make a last minute improved offer to defuse tensions and avoid disruption to students
The storms this week should act as a warning to the Environment Agency and the public that making these cuts is not only dangerous but potentially catastrophic
Christina McAnea, head of health at the Unison union, said the figures were a “shocking indictment of this Government’s management of the NHS”.
Taxpayers will lose 20 million pounds
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The new chief executive of the NHS must respect and share the values of our health service – universal healthcare that is free at the point of need.
Heather Wakefield, Unison’s head of local government, said: “The government have made such swingeing cuts to council grants that forces social care providers into cutting pay and conditions…
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UNISON is pleased that the Department for Education has listened to concerns from the union and other campaigners, by proposing an amendment to introduce statutory guidance on pupil health needs and the administration of medicine.
UNISON, the UK’s largest ambulance union, today called on ambulance trusts across England to act now to head-off strike action in the service.
Study shows that one third of care workers are not being paid for travel time between clients and earn less than minimum wage
The rise in the use of 15-minute home care slots is a disgraceful situation, fuelled by the Government’s heartless cuts” said Heather Wakefield, UNISON Head of Local Government today.