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Our school and council workers deserve fair pay – bilingual English Welsh leaflet

A joint union leaflet (UNISON, GMB, Unite) aimed at the general public making the case for local government and school workers to get a decent pay rise. Bilingual Welsh/English

Media on the UNISON National site.

Trying to stop check-off for union subs ‘a silly and petty policy’

Trade Union Bill is “unfair, unnecessary and undemocratic,” says Doncaster mayor Ros Jones

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Council’s proposals to slash teaching assistants’ pay are disgraceful

When Durham councillors meet next week, they should think again about this senseless cut. And those councils currently considering similar action should do likewise. For our the sake of our communities, our schools – and our children.

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

Postcard to George Osborne on Pay justice for schools and local government

A postcard that can be sent to George Osborne, asking for pay justice for school and local government workers.

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes Caerphilly motion on Trade Union Bill

Communities across Wales are uniting to oppose divisive attack on democracy says Cymru / Wales regional secretary

Article on the UNISON National site.

LGA survey shows social workers are struggling to cope

The government must give councils the cash they need to recruit more child protection staff and keep all children safe

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Union gears up for a summer of campaigning

First meeting of new national executive council gets straight down to business

Article on the UNISON National site.

Leaflet on Pay justice for school and council workers

Leaflet outlining the Pay Justice for school and local government workers.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Politicians must get a grip on social care and council services

Commenting on the Institute for Fiscal Studies report on council funding and tonight’s BBC1 Panorama programme on social care, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “After years of relentless cuts, council budgets are stripped to the bone. This is starkly illustrated by the perilous state of social care, not to mention a fall of more […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Birmingham City Council cuts care workers’ hours at the expense of local people

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has today (Tuesday) joined striking care workers on the picket line in Birmingham. More than 250 care workers are taking strike action in response to the City Council’s plans to dramatically cut their working hours, resulting in a significant loss of income, says UNISON. UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Jobs and services at risk in Hull

UNISON branch warns about future of services as council seeks voluntary redundancies in face of government cuts

Article on the UNISON National site.

Barnet library workers on strike

Dave Prentis takes support and solidarity to north London picket line in strike over plans to outsource library service

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON wins equal pay settlement for Fife women

More than 1,400 women will benefit after settlement worth millions reached on claims

Article on the UNISON National site.