National Delegate Conference – Bournemouth 22-25 June 2004


Working together for a radical third term – Trade unions and the Labour government

Joint statement of Labour affiliated unions following meeting to discuss gaining a third term for Labour Government based on radical policies.

UNISON Calls for Inquiry into Hospital Food Scandal


Still Here – Still Exploited say Overseas Nurses


New NHS Childcare Allowance – UNISON Reaction


Deliver on Two Tier Workforce Before Next Election Warns UNISON Chief

Ending the two tier workforce is the defining issue between UNISON and the Labour Government, Dave Prentis General Secretary of UNISON warned today. Speaking to a meeting of 200 of the union

Powerful Coalition Backs Call for ‘Fourth Option’ for Local Authority Housing

A powerful coalition of organisations has today called on the government to ensure local councils have enough money to fund improvements to meet the government

Violence Not Part of the Job Say UNISON Health Workers

Delegates at UNISON

Speed Traps Cost Ambulance Staff and Service Dear

Ambulance Trusts are being forced to employ extra administrative staff just to deal with the mountain of paperwork generated by electronic speed traps, said UNISON today. A motion at the union

Put an End to the Two Tier Workforce Warns UNISON

At the UNISON Healthcare Conference in Glasgow today (26 April) Dave Prentis, General Secretary of UNISON told delegates that while the union would not walk away from the Labour Party, failure to honour their commitment to end the two-tier workforce, would be a defining issue in relations with the Government. He said:

Twin-Track Approach Needed to Build NHS Capacity


Health Committe Elder Abuse Report – UNISON Reaction

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said:

Pathetic Pay Offer Will Plunge Residential Care into Further Staffing Crisis

Residential care in Britain is heading for a crisis as staff morale plummets and vacancy rates soar, unless the local government employers increase their pathetic 7% over three years with strings offer, warns UNISON.

Local Government Pay Talks Stall – Summer Action “Not Ruled Out”

Pay talks covering 1.5 million local government workers today stalled when the employers signalled a reluctance to improve on the earlier

Want Flexible Working – Join a Union Says UNISON