40% of councillors and local government officers don’t know what the workforce code of practice requires: UNISON survey

UNISON, the UK’s largest trade union, today called for education and training of councillors and local government officers after a survey found 40% did not know what the Best Value Code of Practice on Workforce Matters required councils to do

Police staff seek South East Weighting Allowance

UNISON, the UK’s largest union, is seeking a £2,000 South East Weighting allowance for police staff to compensate for the high cost of living in the region.

UNISON welcomes report on reducing violence in the NHS

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UNISON recommends pay offer for further education

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UNISON welcomes finding that there are too many targets and tables in public service

UNISON, the UK’s largest union, today welcomed a parliamentary committee finding that the Government should “move quickly” to rationalise the number of performance targets in health, education and other public services.

UNISON recommends pay offer for higher education staff

UNISON, the UK’s largest education union, today agreed to recommend to its members a pay offer for higher education staff worth 7.7% over two years and 12.7% for the lowest paid.

UNISON renews call for independent review of PFI

UNISON, the UK’s largest union, today renewed its call for an independent review of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) and whether it provides value for money, despite the Government publishing its own report into PFI.

NHS star ratings encourage fiddling, warns UNISON

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UNISON Health Chief Spells Out Dangers of

The spectre of hospitals advertising for patients must be one that is abhorrent to us all. Wasting money on slogans, billboards and slick advertising campaigns instead of on treating patients would be a disastrous misuse of the Government’s record levels of investment in the NHS.

UNISON expresses concern at the establishment of 35 Children’s Trust pathfinders

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UNISON welcomes Skills Strategy White Paper

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We Won’t Give Up Fight for NHS vows UNISON

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UNISON demands equal pay for term time workers in schools

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Foundation Trusts Just Tip of the Privatisation Iceberg warns UNISON

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Proposals to Ban Age Discrimination – UNISON Reaction

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