UNISON, the UK’s largest union, today called on police forces in England and Wales to put a stop to the poor treatment of new employees on outsourced contracts by implementing the Best Value Code of Practice.
UNISON publishes a survey which shows that private contractors have worse safety record than public employers. The union calls on public authorities to ensure health and safety of workforce is taken into account when awarding contracts to private contractors.
Response to health secretary’s plans to clean up dirty hospitals by appointing “superbug busters”. UNISON says its welcome, but until get more cleaners as part of the team, the plans will make little difference to hygiene.
UNISON, the UK’s largest union, today warned of a scandal of profiteering by private companies involved in re-financing PFI projects at the expense of taxpayers.
UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, said:
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Just 4% of the public say that the thing they most want from the NHS is for their local hospital to be run as an independent foundation hospital, according to the latest NOP poll commissioned by UNISON, the UK
Dave Prentis, leader of the UK’s biggest union, has made an impassioned11th hour plea in a letter to Labour MPs, to vote against introducing Foundation Hospitals when the Bill goes back to the Commons next week (19 November).
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UNISON, the UK’s biggest union, today said that it was delighted that the case against UNISON member Paul Stockbridge, the blood service driver accused of speeding, had been dropped, calling it a victory for common sense.
UNISON, the UK’s largest union, today welcomed the House of Lords vote to throw out the Government plans on foundation hospitals.
Dave Prentis says of the appointment of Michael Howard, the new Tory leader: “Its the same tired old circus with a different ringmaster”.