UNISON, the UK
Talks aimed at resolving the dispute over NHS pay broke up yesterday (18 July) without agreement. A full day of discussions between unions, employers, and the government failed to reach an agreement moving the prospect of strike action in the NHS closer.
Commenting on the shocking announcement that 600 staff are to lose their jobs at Scarborough and North East Yorkshire NHS Trust, Karen Jennings, UNISON Head of Health, said:
UNISON has become the UK
The three unions representing more than 1m council workers, UNISON, GMB and the T&G section of Unite, have today (16 July) written to the employers formally registering a dispute over this year’s miserly 2% pay offer.
UNISON, the union for meat hygiene inspectors, is urging the Food Standards Agency (FSA) not to break up Britain
Talks scheduled for later this week has been called off by local government unions
Prime Minister Gordon Brown today set out his parliamentary programme and pledged to put public services
Commenting on the Northern Ireland health minister
Local council workers from across the country carried out a mass lobby of Parliament today by calling upon the Government to help stop continued and unlawful practices of unequal pay between men and women across UK local authorities.
UNISON, the UK
Sue Highton, 54, a nurse from Sheffield, has been elected as a Vice President, the second highest lay position, for UNISON.
Gerry Gallagher, 52, of Durham Constabulary, has been elected Vice President of UNISON, the second highest lay position in the union. He has been a member of the National Executive Council (NEC) since 2000, and a member of UNISON since 1988.
New Health Secretary Alan Johnson has agreed to urgently reopen discussions on health workers pay, following the call for talks last week by the UK
Reacting to the new Health Secretary’s statement to Parliament today, UNISON Head of Health, Karen Jennings, said: