Water Price Rises Must be Used to Benefit Customers says UNISON

UNISON, the largest union in the water industry and environment agency, today called for any price increases, to be directed at improving the service to customers and not siphoned off into shareholder dividends. The union is also calling for Government action to protect vulnerable customers from any price rises.

“Schools Need Nurses” UNISON Reaction

Commenting on the proposal from Sarah Mullally, Chief Nursing Officer, that every secondary school should have its own nurse, Karen Jennings, UNISON Head of Health said:

More PFI Hospitals

Hospital Star Ratings – UNISON Reaction

UNISON National Secretary for Health, Karen Jennings, said:

“Star ratings do not necessarily provide an accurate reflection of quality of care, so we should avoid rushing into any premature judgements about these hospitals.

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.

Transport Strategy – UNISON Reaction

UNISON, the UK

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

UNISON, the UK

Unfair Dismissal Laws Old and Outdated Claims UNISON

UNISON, the UK

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, the UK

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.