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Labour Women Training Session

Date
9 September 2017 9:30am–1:30pm
Location
Labour Central, Kings Manor, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6PA

Have you ever thought about getting more involved in the Labour Party or your Trade Union?  Have you thought about standing as a candidate but you’re not sure whether to put yourself forward? We’d like to invite you to a Women Training session on how to get more involved in politics, and putting yourself forward […]

Event on the UNISON Northern site.

UNISON launches new vision for housing in England

Following a call from UNISON South East, the national union has launched it’s all new Housing Manifesto

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Senedd regional candidate ballot – labour link endorsements

UNISON Wales Labour Link has offered supporting nominations to a number of potential Senedd candidates for the regional list seats.

Uncategorized on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Public service workers ready to learn to ease redundancy fears

But one in ten feel additional training has protected them from the threat of redundancy, with staff feeling more secure in their jobs because of the new skills they’ve acquired. The […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Ambulance delays down to nine-year NHS funding squeeze

Ambulances queuing outside A&E departments have become a common and distressing sight. It’s frustrating for crews who need to be on their way to the next emergency call and worrying for patients waiting to be seen.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Why Labour should nationalise energy suppliers

ationalisation would create a “green army” working to decarbonise UK homes and businesses. Customer services and sales staff would have their time freed up to focus on helping consumers become more energy efficient which reduces consumption, bills and emissions. Renewable forms of energy like solar panels or converting homes to greener hydrogen boilers would become the norm among consumers.

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

Labour government would bring back genuine national pay in education, says Angela Rayner MP

Speaking at UNISON’s annual national conference today (Friday) in Brighton, shadow secretary of state for education Angela Rayner MP said: “I became who I am today thanks to this union.  Because I wasn’t born in to the movement – I was made in it.  That is why I am so proud to be back here on the […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

Labour’s plan promises to transform workplace rights, says UNISON

Commenting on the Labour Party’s 20-point plan for the workplace, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Labour’s plan promises to transform employees’ rights. These proposals will change the lives of millions of working people for thebetter. “Ending the one per cent pay cap would make such a hugedifference to the lives of thousands of nurses, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

‘A woman after every union woman’s heart’

Labour MP Naz Shah wins applause with the story of her own personal politics

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Labour’s new kinder way will help to win people back to the party

UNISON welcomes Jeremy Corbyn’s vision of a ‘kinder, more caring’ society

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Labour must stop knocking seven bells out of one another, says UNISON’s Dave Prentis

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis points out: “The spending review is just three days away”

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Eastern Labour Link Forum and AGM

Date
11 February 2021 7:00pm–8:00pm

The 2021 UNISON Eastern Labour Link Forum and Annual General Meeting is open to all UNISON members paying into the Labour Link political fund in the Eastern region. On the agenda Speakers include: Labour East director Hollie Ridley with a review of 2020 and plans for 2021, Labour Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner reporting from Westminster, […]

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

‘A defining speech, full of hope’, says UNISON

Commenting on the Leader’s speech to the Labour conference in Brighton, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Today we heard a defining speech from Jeremy Corbyn, full of hope. “Labour is a government in waiting – and the next election can’t come soon enough.” Media contact: Liz Chinchen M: 07778 158175 E: media@unison.co.uk

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

We can’t turn the clock back on Brexit, but let’s use the negotiations to build a better future, says UNISON’s Dave Prentis

Sunday 11 September 2016 For immediate release The government must use the Brexit negotiations to build a new, fairer Britain, and should start by throwing off the shackles of austerity, says UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis today (Sunday). Speaking in the debate on the impact of the EU referendum vote upon the UK economy and […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes campaign day on selective schools

Union warns that Theresa May’s plans ‘risk most of our children being left behind in schools with fewer of the best teachers and potentially fewer resources’

Article on the UNISON National site.