Foundation Trusts Just Tip of the Privatisation Iceberg warns UNISON


Proposals to Ban Age Discrimination – UNISON Reaction


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

UNISON Conference Says no to PFI and Privatisation

Dave Anderson, UNISON NEC, speaking at the union

Big 4 Control Half of All NHS Contracts UNISON Report


Local government employers reluctant to show leadership on good employment policies: UNISON

Local government employers are reluctant to accept responsibility or take the lead in shaping good employment policies, and instead are arguing for a levelling down to the worst practices in the private sector, UNISON, the UK

New Health Secretary John Reid: UNISON Reaction

Commenting on the appointment of John Reid as the new Health Secretary, UNISON

Milburn Resignation – UNISON Reaction

Commenting on the resignation of Health Secretary Alan Milburn, Dave Prentis General Secretary of UNISON said:

Government Pensions Announcement – UNISON Reaction

Commenting on Government plans to protect final salary pension members if their employer goes bust, Head of Pensions for UNISON, Glyn Jenkins said:

Euro Decision – UNISON Reaction

UNISON, the UK’s biggest union today backed Chancellor Gordon Brown

UNISON Members UP In Arms Over Redundancy Plans

UNISON members in community health councils (CHC) are up in arms today because of the shabby way they are being treated by the Department for Health.