The number of police officers on our streets – so called bobbies on the beat – are frequently covered in the media. But we hear less about how many police staff those officers have working with them.
Members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have their say on claim, while Scottish council workers vote on action over employers’ offer
UNISON’s higher education service group met yesterday to discuss the higher education employers’ full and final offer on pay for 2017-18.
An agreement has been signed today (Thursday) by Clarion Housing Group, the UK’s largest housing association and UNISON, the UK’s largest union. It will allow the union to negotiate over pay and other benefits on behalf of staff. The agreement, which was signed by UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis and Clarion chief executive officer Keith […]
An academy chain with schools in the East Midlands and Yorkshire & Humberside is facing possible action from eight education unions over plans to axe support staff. The unions – representing headteachers, teachers, teaching assistants and school support staff – have issued the David Ross Education Trust (DRET) with a final warning after the failure […]
Schools across the UK see an increase in apprentices after the government introduced new schemes, and a levy to fund them, which came into effect last month
After years of government failure, our country is crying out for a different and better approach – strengthening rights at work, making sure new jobs are good jobs, and ending the race to the bottom in pay, conditions and job security. It’s time to rebalance our economy in favour of the many, put a stop to the fall in living standards and put more money in people’s pockets.
Commenting on the Labour Party’s 20-point plan for the workplace, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Labour’s plan promises to transform employees’ rights. These proposals will change the lives of millions of working people for thebetter. “Ending the one per cent pay cap would make such a hugedifference to the lives of thousands of nurses, […]
Higher education employers have made a full and final offer on pay for 2017-18, following the conclusion of pay negotiations
Each year on or near 28 April, UNISON joins people around the world to celebrate International Workers’ Memorial Day
Today’s debate in the House of Lords is the last chance to ensure the NHS can continue to support and recruit student nurses. UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “Thousands of current senior NHS nurses have benefitted from the NHS bursary and the risk of losing it would simply end up costing lives. Many […]
In recent days we have lost two people who meant so much to our union, and who were a huge part of making UNISON strong. Brenda Hudson and Danny Gillespie were both people I was proud to know, and whose lives were dedicated to supporting public services and everyone who works in them.
Council’s ruling Labour group pledges to introduce UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter after May’s council elections