Unison said: “The Government would have known of the homes shortage. It added: “The real purpose of the tax is to force the vulnerable to pay for the deficit”.
Dave Prentis, general secretary of the trade union Unison, said: “The vast majority of workers are only on these contracts because they have no choice. They may give flexibility to a few, but the balance of power favours the employers and makes it hard for workers to complain.”
Zero-hours contracts: One million British workers could be affected UNISONs General secretary, Dave Prentis, said: “The vast majority of workers are only on these contracts because they have no choice. They may give flexibility to a few, but the balance of power favours the employers and makes it hard for workers to complain. Not knowing […]
Dave Prentis, UNISONS General Secretary: “Zero-hours contracts should be outlawed entirely. They wind the clock back to the bad old days of people standing at the factory gates, waiting to be picked for a day’s work.
Jeremy Hunt acted unlawfully in downgrading hospital’s services
Gail Adams, UNISONs head of nursing, said: “This report adds to the growing evidence that there is safety in numbers when it comes to caring for patients”.
Sara Gorton, UNISONs deputy head of health, said: “The Government rushed through the trials of 111 in its haste to increase private competition and patients are now paying the price.”
Money for the NHS can and should be raised through taxation and billions could have been saved by not bringing in the Health and Social Care Act
Cuts are striking at the very heart of local government
The impact of poverty blights a child’s life even before they walk through the school gates
The Chancellor has got it horribly wrong. The cuts and attack on public services are counterproductive
The public need confidence that the police service is transparent and accountable
Speech from UNISON general secretary to national delegate conference in Liverpool today
Heather Wakefield, UNISON’s head of local government: “Libraries are being turned into businesses and UNISON is calling for urgent action to protect them as a vital public service for communities now and in the future.”
Heather Wakefield, UNISON’s head of local government: “The government has acknowledged the damage that 15 minutes care visits can do, but it has failed to stop their use.”