UNISON Chief Calls £6.50 Minimum Wage – Win, Win Target

Big Business scaremongering and self-interest continues to undermine the minimum wage

DEATH OF YASSER ARAFAT

UNISON reaction to the death of Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat.

Let’s Thank Overseas Workers says UNISON Chief

Dave Prentis, General Secretary of UNISON, the UK

UNISON Health Members say ‘Yes’ to Agenda for Change

Health members of UNISON, the UK

Police reforms Must be Funded Warns UNISON

UNISON, the UK

UNISON CHIEF ACCUSES GOVERNMENT OF

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis, will today (5 November) accuse the Government of being engaged in a

Stress Standards Should Have Legal Bite

UNISON, the UK

Wandsworth Council Hit with £26,000 Bill for Race Discrimination

Wandsworth Council has been hit with a bill for £26,210 after being found guilty of race discrimination against former employee Kelvin Warner, 31. UNISON took up Mr WarnerÕs case after he was wrongly accused of assaulting colleagues on four different occasions and dismissed from his job as a housing benefits officer. In reality he had simply bumped into two colleagues when walking down a narrow corridor and on the other occasions had been leaning over to get some stationery and had raised his arm to get out of a colleagueÕs way.

UNISON in Pensions Victory for Gay and Lesbian Rights

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, today welcomed the change of heart by the Government in agreeing full pension equality for same sex couples registering under the forthcoming Civil Partnership legislation.

UNISON Chief Calls on MEPs to Veto Controversial Commissioner

Dave Prentis, General Secretary of the UK

REDEPLOYMENT OF BRITISH TROOPS IN IRAQ

UNISON General Secretary reacts to news that more British troops are to be redeployed in Iraq. He calls it “politically motivated … a clear attempt to help George Bush”; says it will put British troops’ lives at risk and urges Government to reconsider.

Barnardo’s and UNISON Sign Historic Sole Recognition Agreement

Leading children

UNISON CHIEF TO LOBBY TUC FOR £6.50 MINIMUM WAGE

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis to push case to TUC today for £6.50 minimum wage which would reduce the gender pay gap by 4%.

UNISON Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer

UNISON, the UK

UNISON CHIEF VOWS PUSH ON CO-ORDINATED PAY ACTION

Dave Prentis speaks to special pay conference, warns will use all resources at disposal for pay justice, will announce additional money into the union’s strike fund and urge a co-ordinated pay strategy.