The government needs to recognise the importance of the jobs council and school workers do
This is one of the most dreadful ideas I have ever heard from this government. It would be far better and far more preferable to scrap the two-child limit altogether. UNISON’s campaign will continue to fight for that in the weeks and months ahead – both because of the impact of this pernicious legislation on UNISON members, and because it is the right thing to do.
Talks about the much-needed review of the NHS pay structure and the decent wage rise can now begin.
It’s impossible to review UNISON’s year and do justice to all the amazing things UNISON’s activists and members get up to. So, we haven’t tried. Instead here are 8 pretty important, awesome things we’ve done together.
Alarming report shows the amount of strain the NHS is under even before winter pressures have kicked in
‘All parts of the union are feeling the strain of the austerity agenda’
Almost 150,000 people signed the petition calling to scrap the public sector pay cap, and as a result, MPs debated the issue in Parliament this week.
The UK government needs to show it is ‘genuinely committed’ to upholding the peace process, says the union
The unions are putting the offer to their committees for consideration
UNISON renews learning agreements to benefit public service workers
Write to your MP and DFID calling for a halt to support and funding of so-called ‘low-fee’ private schools in Africa and Asia
UNISON says the policy is pushing families into poverty
A letter to the Prime Minister – “After a life fighting for the interests of working people I am under no illusions about your government’s real plans. As things stand, it looks like you have no plan to restore public sector pay to pre-crisis levels. Nor do you have a plan to stop year on year pay misery, or to find a way of stemming the steady flow of disillusioned staff exiting our under pressure public services.”
The cost of housing in London and the impact on public services