Drug and alcohol support workers will be demonstrating outside the headquarters of employer Addaction today (Wednesday), over broken pay promises, says UNISON. Fifteen employees from Leigh and Wigan – who are midway through a five-day strike – will be in the capital to force the charity to listen to their demands for fair pay. The […]
Review must back more modest increase
Proper funding for local authorities is needed in order to protect jobs, pay staff properly.
Promised 4% increase in April 2020 will be first pay rise in three years for staff at crisis council
UNISON had called for transfer to be delayed until February while negotiations on terms and conditions continue
Government policies like scrapping student nursing bursaries have been a disaster. The NHS is clearly unsafe in their hands
Staff in England and Wales give 93% ‘yes’ vote for 2.5% pay rise – or 3.1% for those on the lowest rate
Facilities staff at Wexham Park and Heatherwood hospitals in Berkshire, and at Frimley Park in Surrey have announced dates for strike action, in an escalation of their campaign to stay in the NHS. Their employer Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) plans to privatise up to 1,000 NHS cleaners, caterers, porters, security and estates staff […]
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UNISON disabled members’ conference marks Disability Pay Gap Day and calls for mandatory reporting
Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea address disabled members and urges them to tell people to consider public services when they decide how to vote in December’s general election
Disabled members’ conference also discusses the importance of inclusivity and the work of caucuses
Closing disabilty gap is key priority for union
Josie Bird tells disabled members’ conference that the general election is ‘not a challenge we can afford to shirk’
Of course, this election will determine our country’s future, but that can’t only be about Brexit. It has to be about the huge issues that are a matter of life and death for millions of people. As I travel around the country, I’m in no doubt about the state in which Boris Johnson and his party have left our public services.