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Further education cuts threaten sustainability of UK businesses, says UNISON

Further education should not be at the bottom of the pecking order when it comes to investment.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON concern over Oxfordshire County Council Transformation Plan

Plans unveiled today (Thursday) by Oxfordshire County Council to save £33m by cutting over 600 jobs over the next two years will have a negative impact on the local economy and impact front line services says UNISON. UNISON has raised concerns over the scale of proposals and has been in discussions with the council, stressing […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Prentis tells Birmingham care strikers ‘we will win’

Birmingham council wants to cut the hours – and pay – of its enablement team that works to help vulnerable people stay in their homes

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Moray activists fight possible Valentine’s massacre

Branch members take anti-cuts campaign to the streets as they count down to council meeting that could slash services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Give councils and schools the cash to fund a decent pay rise and protect services

The government needs to recognise the importance of the jobs council and school workers do

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Yorkshire and East Midlands academy job cuts mean more pressure on classroom staff, unions warn

An academy chain with schools in the East Midlands and Yorkshire and Humberside has announced today (Thursday) that as many as 40 support staff could face redundancy over plans to cut budgets. The David Ross Education Trust launched a consultation exercise earlier today over proposals to cut nearly £1m in funding from its 32 primary […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Police staff vote to accept contract changes, says UNISON

Unions have cut a deal to improve the work-life balance of thousands of police staff as cuts to forces mean smaller workforces, UNISON has announced today (Thursday). As a result, police support staff will be able to exercise greater control over their working lives and improve their well-being at a time of increasing job-related stress, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Northern Ireland warns of care home crisis

Closures of care homes increasing as private firms run into trouble

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

How can you run a campaign to defend a service?

Neath Port Talbot branch fought a successful campaign against library closures – so just how did they do it?

Blogs on the UNISON National site.

Government’s tax credit grab will hit 91,000 in Northern Ireland

Research from UNISON reveals the scale of the impact that the government’s plans on tax credits will have

Article on the UNISON National site.

Salford college urged to consult community on cuts

Public meeting calls for local community to have the chance to consider proposals and suggest alternatives

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges Nicola Sturgeon to intervene on redundancies

"Staff were promised that there would be no compulsory redundancy at all.   "The Scottish government must stick to its word and treat UNISON members with […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Show your support for public services in Northern Ireland

On Friday 13 March UNISON members in health and education in Northern Ireland will take strike action to help save public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to launch public services manifesto

With less than a year to go to the general election, UNISON is launching its manifesto for public services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Members at Aberystwyth University on strike from this Friday

Union members at Aberystwyth University have announced four consecutive days of strike action starting this Friday, in defence of their pensions

Article on the UNISON National site.