UNISON warns of homeless crisis if UK’s largest stock transfer goes ahead

UNISON, the UK

UNISON and NATFHE join forces with FE college unions to demand pay parity with school teachers and public sector staff

All six further education college unions have joined forces to tackle low pay in colleges and to demand pay parity with schoolteachers and other public sector workers.

Nurses

UNISON, the UK

UNISON warns Transco on safety in light of Larkhall prosecution

Transco must think again about its plans to cut nearly 4,000 jobs, in the light of news that Transco faces prosecution over the Larkhall explosion.

UNISON rejects local government pay offer

UNISON, representing 860,000 local government workers, today rejected a three per cent pay offer by local government employers, claiming it was a third class pay offer for a workforce trying to build world class public services.

UNISON warns of national staffing crisis in public services

UNISON, the UK

“Experience makes members suspicious” says UNISON

UNISON, the UK

UNISON

UNISON is concerned about the pension provision of its 25,000 members in FTSE 100 companies and 40,000 members in private utilities eg Lattice, of which Transco is a subsidiary, has closed its final salary scheme to new members;

UNISON Briefing 26/2/02

Defending Pensions during a Period of Economic Uncertainty

UNISON chief accuses government of hypocrisy over pensions policy

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, today (Tuesday 26 February) accused the Government of hypocrisy over its pensions policy. And called on it to act to shore up future pension provision to protect members against the headlong rush by top companies to raid pension funds by changing the rules.

UNISON welcomes promises of more funds for NHS

UNISON, the UK

UNISON seeks nominations for community citizen of the year

UNISON, the UK

UNISON fights for police traffic warden service

UNISON, the UK

UNISON student nurses lead march on Trafalgar square

Nursing students from across the country are converging on London today (Wednesday February 20), to lead a march organised by the National Union of Students demanding “Grants Not Fees,” and calling for an end to nursing bursaries. Over 10,000 students and supporters are expected to join the march across London, which heads off from outside the University of London Union (ULU), Malet Street at 12.00pm. The marchers will make their way to a rally at Trafalgar Square to be addressed by speakers including Ken Livingstone.

NHS needs more patience, less spin

Spin is getting in the way of NHS reform. This was the key message from Dave Prentis, General Secretary of UNISON, at a health symposium at St Thomas’ Hospital today, to Health Secretary, Alan Milburn. UNISON urged the minister to hold his nerve and stick to the NHS plan which has already been agreed by the government and UNISON.