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.
Commenting on today
UNISON calls on Chancellor to hold his nerve on public spending when he presents his Budget Statement on Wednesday 17 March, 2004.
Following the breakdown of pay talks in London today, Heather Wakefield Head of Local Government for UNISON, the UK
UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, today slammed “irresponsible lending policies” which had led to Stephen Lewis committing suicide over £70, 000 credit card debts.
UNISON, the union representing 800,000 local government workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, has today released a survey which blows a hole in the myth of the well paid 9 to 5 council worker, who can sit back and wait for promotion.
Young workers should be treated fairly and paid the rate for the job when new minimum wage rates are announced, said UNISON and the YMCA today. The call comes amid reports that the Chancellor Gordon Brown, is likely to bow to pressure and extend the minimum wage to cover 16 and 17 year olds. Both organisations are keen to ensure that the new minimum wage does not create a third class workforce, by setting a new rate below the one set for 18 to 21 year olds.
UNISON, the UK’s largest union, is sending a 30 strong delegation to the Women’s TUC in Eastbourne this week ( March 10 – 12). The delegation is lead by UNISON vice-president Pauline Thorne and contains representatives from every part of the UK – from Scotland to Cornwall, and from Wales to Northern Ireland.
Heather Wakefield comments on new Children’s Bill published today. Welcomes it but cautions that unless social workers properly paid will not prevent another tragedy.
Consumer protection and the future of meat inspection is hanging in the balance says UNISON, the UK
General Secretary sets out UNISON’s objections to state funding of political parties and proposes possible reforms of current system. Dave Prentis giving evidence to the Electoral Commission Monday 1 March 2004.
UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, will today (25 February) call for zero tolerance of the racist politics of hate peddled by the British National Party.
Dave Prentis, Head of the UK