UNISON reaction to Queen’s speech

UNISON’s reaction to today’s Queen’s speech

Hazard control points in meat industry are failing

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) in the meat industry are failing to stop contamination of meat.

UNISON condems rush to private sector

UNISON reaction to Health Secretary’s announcement to double the use of the private sector in healthcare

Labour leadership challenge complete distraction says UNISON chief

UNISON General Secretary says this is not the time for talk about a change of Labour leader.

Labour Victory – UNISON Reaction

Commenting on Labour

Springfield Hospital Decision – UNISON Reaction


Take Back Tory Lies on MRSA Says UNISON


Stop Employers Getting Away With Murder Says UNISON

Throughout the country members of UNISON, the UK’s largest union, will today join together for services and memorials to remember those that have lost their lives at work as part of Workers Memorial Day

Europes Largest Unions Vow to Fight for Improved Public services

The largest unions in Europe, UNISON of the UK and Ver.di of Germany, meet today, 27 April 2005, to discuss joint strategies using their combined membership to promote public services across Europe. UNISON and Ver.di have already been working closely in the fight against the liberalising EU Services Directive

Trust Tories On MRSA – You Must be Joking Say Hospital Cleaners and Nurses

Hospital cleaners, nurses and health workers today attacked claims by Michael Howard that the Tories could be trusted to

Don’t Put Lives at Risk Says UNISON

The work of fire-fighters and paramedics are not interchangeable and trying to merge their roles could put lives at risk warned delegates to UNISON

Health Workers Sick and Tired of Rotating Shifts

Health workers working poorly structured shift patterns can easily become dependent on caffeine to keep them awake and pills to get them to sleep said UNISON, the UK

More Help Needed for Victims of False Allegations

Delegates at UNISON

Student Midwife Reveals Pregnancy Nightmare

Clare Fletcher a third year student midwife today told of her shock and dismay when she received a demand to repay £400 of her bursary after taking time off from her course to have a baby. She outlined her legal battle to win maternity rights at her union UNISONÕs health conference in Plymouth. She is currently awaiting a decision from the Employment Appeals Tribunal on a test case which is backed by UNISON

Tories Under Fire From Health Workers Over MRSA

The Tories came under fire at the start of UNISON