UNISON Calls Off Local Government Pension Strike


UNISON Celebrates Two-Tier Workforce Victory

UNISON’s long campaign to end the two-tier workforce has finally been won. The union has secured an agreement that falls into line with the one signed in local government more than 2 years ago

Pension Talks Breakthrough

After three weeks of intensive negotiations, the deputy prime minister has made clear his intention to revoke the April 2005 changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme and to introduce a new negotiating body to deal with the long-term future of the scheme.

Brown’s Budget

Dave Prentis, General Secretary of UNISON, the UK

Trade Union Legal Services the Key to Justice for Workers Not claims Companies

Plans to raise the small claims threshold for personal injury from £1,000 to £5,000 would deny many thousands of workers injured at work access to justice and legal compensation, forcing people to go to no win, no fee companies, said UNISON, the UKÕs largest union today.

UNISON Wins Biggest Ever Equal Pay Award for 1500 Health Workers


Massive UNISON Vote to Keep Political Fund

Members of UNISON, the UK

UNISON Chief Urges Chancellor to Stick to his Guns


More Talks needed to Avert Pensions Strike

Five local authority unions representing 1.4 million employees today described talks with Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott and national employers last night (10 March) over proposed Government changes to their pension scheme as constructive. Progress was made and further talks will go ahead early next wee

Dave Prentis Re-Elected UNISON General Secretary

Dave Prentis has been re-elected General Secretary of the UK

Police Community Support Officers on streets reasures the public

UNISON welcomes Government initiative on neighbourhood policing and an increase in PCSO numbers

UNISON Police Women Awarded Compensation in Equal Pay Claim

Six senior police women, who held senior administrative posts with South Wales Police Authority, have been awarded between £7,600 and £19,000 compensation, in a claim for equal pay for work of equal value.

Latest MRSA Figures – UNISON Reaction

UNISON, the UK’s largest health union, today welcomed new figures showing that the number of cases of MRSA has fallen, calling it a step in the right direction.

UNISON Plugs European Loop-Hole to Stop Private Contractors Driving Down Pay

UNISON has successfully petitioned the European Parliament to water down a Directive which would have allowed private companies to drive down pay and conditions. The union argued that women workers would face

Shouldergate – UNISON Reaction

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis today called on Michael Howard to stop scoring cheap political points and undermining NHS staff by exploiting the case of Margaret Dixon, saying: