Transport Strategy – UNISON Reaction


UNISON Wins Extension of Two-Tier Workforce Deal

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, has finally pushed the Government to honour its pledge to end the two-tier workforce across the public services. The ground-breaking deal will end the exploitation of low paid workers by private companies which take over public service contracts.

Police Staff Ready to Take Up Challenge

UNISON, the union representing police staff, said today that staff are ready and waiting to take up the civilianisation challenges, recommended by Her Majesty

Job Cull Spreads to OFSTED Staff


Unfair Dismissal Laws Old and Outdated Claims UNISON


UNISON Accepts 3 Year Local Government Pay Deal

UNISON, the union representing 850,000 local government workers, has today voted to accept a three year pay deal worth 8.9% following widespread consultation with branches and regions.

Rid Wards of Killer Superbug

Comprehensive Spending Review – UNISON Reaction

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis, reacting to the Chancellor

PFI Breakthrough Welcomed by UNISON


UNISON Chief Warns Right Wing Policies Could Cost Labour

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, will tomorrow (Friday 9 July) warn the Government that unless it rejects right wing policies, delivers on promises and returns to a radical agenda, the Labour Party could cost Labour its core support.

Public Kept in the Dark Over True Cost of PFI

The Government

999 Speed Ticket Exemptions – UNISON Reaction

UNISON, the union representing ambulance staff, today hailed the announcement that drivers on emergency 999 calls will no longer be fined for speeding, as a victory for common sense.

More Foundation Hospitals – UNISON Reaction


UNISON Wins Compensation for Low Paid Hospital Workers Dumped on Scrapheap by Private Contractors

UNISON, the UK’s largest union, has won a total of £225,000 for 29 cleaners and caterers after a six year battle against a private company which dismissed them and advertised the jobs on worse pay and conditions when it took over the service contract at Aintree Hospitals NHS Trust.

UNISON Chief Blasts Government Over Broken Pledge on Two-tier Workforce

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, will today (Friday) launch a broadside against the Government for failing to honour a promise made four year