Want Flexible Working – Join a Union Says UNISON


NMC Fees Increase – UNISON Reaction

Commenting on the increased registration fees announced by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), Gail Adams, Head of Nursing for UNISON, the UK

Waiting Lists Targets UNISON Reaction


Vote Against Meat Privatisation a Victory for Common Sense

UNISON today welcomed the decision by the European Parliament to throw out proposals to privatise red meat inspection, calling it a victory for common sense. UNISON has fought a three-year campaign to persuade MEPs to vote against the extension of company meat inspectors into the red meat sector fearing that without independent inspection, the safety of UK meat would be compromised.

Civil Partnership Bill a Welcome Leap Forward


Keep an Open Mind on Foundation Hospitals Warns UNISON


European Vote Puts Question Mark Over Safety of UK Meat

UNISON, Britain’s biggest union warned today that a vote in the European Parliament tomorrow (31 March) could raise fears for the future safety of UK meat. The vote could lead to the vital work of independent UK government meat inspectors privatised leading to a lack of consumer confidence.

UNISON Welcome Training Boost for School Staff

UNISON, the union representing over 250,000 support and professional staff in education, today welcomed plans to introduce a new comprehensive training and development strategy aimed at driving up standards in schools. The announcement by Education Secretary Charles Clarke will see the Teacher Training Agency working with the Learning and Skills Council, individual schools and unions to develop tailored education packages for school

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Key Worker Living Programme


More Development Aid on Water and Sanitation


New NHS Figures Good News for Patients and Staff

Karen Jennings, UNISON Head of Health for UNISON, the UK

Win-Win Budget – Says Unison

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Blood Transfusion Ban – UNISON Reaction

UNISON, the largest union in the blood service, has today called on employers to make it easier for workers to give blood, in light of the new ban on donors who have had transfusions since the eighties.

Unison Joins Rio Ferdinand and Thierry Henri in Anti-Racist Hall of Fame

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, has joined the Show Racism the Red Card Hall of Fame along with top footballers, inc luding Rio Ferdinand and Thierry Henri.

Minimum Wage for Young Workers – UNISON Reaction

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