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The Trade Union Bill – how we campaigned for key changes

UNISON members across the UK played a part in protecting their trade union rights

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Attacks on unions are attacks on working people too, says UNISON

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis commens on government proposals to prevent people who work in the public sector from paying their union membership fees directly from their wages.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Welsh councils and unions unite to oppose Trade Union Bill

Cymru/Wales local government employers defend facility time, check-off and union rights for council workers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

An attack we’ve seen off before

Trying to stop nurses, care workers, teaching assistants, hospital cleaners and town hall staff from paying their union subs directly from their wages is an attack we’ve defeated before and one which we will overcome again.

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

As we condemn the Trade Union Bill we shouldn’t overlook what our campaigning has achieved

This is a bad bill but without the labour movement pushing back with passion and vigour, it could have been much worse.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Government withdraws plan to stop check-off for subs payment

‘Now at least UNISON can concentrate on campaigning to protect public sector employees at work and the services they deliver’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

A significant victory for our union and our movement

This is a change that wasn’t in the interest of public service workers, employers or those who rely upon the services they provide. I’m glad that the government have seen sense at this late stage.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Ending check-off would make absolutely no sense

Ending union members’ right to have their subs deducted from wages would be disruptive, centralist and make absolutely no sense

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

‘Scrub the TU Bill’

East Midlands women speak out against unnecessary change in law ‘that can only harm relations between employers and workers’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Lords inflict serious blow to the Trade Union Bill

Peers vote for three key changes to the government’s damaging trade union reforms

News on the UNISON National site.