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Drug and alcohol workers take pay fight to Addaction’s London HQ

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 […]

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HCPC fee rethink shows effectiveness of campaign

Review must back more modest increase

Council workers protest about low pay prior to pay talks

Proper funding for local authorities is needed in order to protect jobs, pay staff properly.

Northants council workers to get pay rise

Promised 4% increase in April 2020 will be first pay rise in three years for staff at crisis council

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Government pushes ahead with transfer of Welsh probation staff on 1 December

UNISON had called for transfer to be delayed until February while negotiations on terms and conditions continue

NHS is ‘unsafe’ in hands of Conservatives

Government policies like scrapping student nursing bursaries have been a disaster. The NHS is clearly unsafe in their hands

Police staff vote for pay rise

Staff in England and Wales give 93% ‘yes’ vote for 2.5% pay rise – or 3.1% for those on the lowest rate

NHS workers to strike at three hospitals over privatisation plans

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 […]

Blog: This month, let’s grow bigger and stronger still

We want to keep getting bigger – ensuring that even more people get the support, organisation and representation that UNISON provides.

Let’s smash the disability pay gap

UNISON disabled members’ conference marks Disability Pay Gap Day and calls for mandatory reporting

Conference warned of Trump threat to the NHS

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

Delegates call for better information

Disabled members’ conference also discusses the importance of inclusivity and the work of caucuses

Disabled staff need more workplace support and fairer pay, says UNISON

Closing disabilty gap is key priority for union

President urges UNISON activists to take up election challenge

Josie Bird tells disabled members’ conference that the general election is ‘not a challenge we can afford to shirk’

Blog: We have to work together, and take our fight out into the country

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.