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

UNISON, the UK

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

UNISON, the UK

UNISON welcomes Skills Strategy White Paper

UNISON, the UK

We Won’t Give Up Fight for NHS vows UNISON

UNISON, the UK

UNISON demands equal pay for term time workers in schools

UNISON, the UK

Foundation Trusts Just Tip of the Privatisation Iceberg warns UNISON

UNISON, the UK

Proposals to Ban Age Discrimination – UNISON Reaction

UNISON, the UK

UNISON Demands

UNISON is calling for better pay, terms and conditions in return for delivering reform in the 2003 pay claim for its 30,000 police support staff members. The union is asking for a pay increase of £1500, or 5% whichever is the greater for all police staff in England and Wales.

UNISON Wins High Court Pensions Battle – Auditors Wrong to Dock Pensioners Payments

A group of pensioners, previously employed by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham are to have their pensions rights reinstated, plus arrears with interest, following a high court battle backed by their union UNISON.

Foundation Trusts Concern calls for action not words over foundation plans

Foundation Trusts Concern, the growing alliance against the introduction of Foundation Trusts, today called for action not words from Secretary of State John Reid. The call comes in the wake of a parliamentary briefing chaired by Angela Eagle MP with key contributions from former Health Minister Frank Dobson and David Hinchliffe MP, chair of the Commons health and social services committee.

UNISON Speaks Out Against War in Iraq

A motion highly critical of the Government

Sunderland Ex-Miner Voted President of UK

Dave Anderson, 49, was today (Friday 20 June 2003) voted President of UNISON, the UK