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Reckless decision prompts third round of strike action at NHS Trust 

The decision taken today (Wednesday) by the board of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust to push ahead with the outsourcing of hundreds of staff is reckless and foolhardly, says UNISON. Responding to the decision, staff at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust are taking five days of strike action, starting at 6am tomorrow (Thursday). […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Sunshine and showers – April’s highlights

April may have started with the Easter holidays but there was no rest for UNISON staff, activists and members. And there was only one issue on everyone’s mind – pay.

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

TUC National Inspection Day 2017

Date
25 October 2017 12:00am–12:00am

The TUC National Inspection Day falls on the Wednesday of each European Health and Safety Week. This year UNISON is encouraging safety reps to specifically consider inspections focusing on whether the workplace is healthy for all ages. With the working population ageing and apprenticeship schemes being introduced as an alternative to schooling, this focus is […]

Event 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.

Members among Tunisian victims

UNISON is sad to confirm that three members were among the 38 people killed in the Tunisia terrorist attack

News 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.

Taking the fair pay fight onto the streets

UNISON has hailed the local government strike as an overwhelming success, with more than one million public service workers on picket lines and at rallies in protest over their pay offer

Article on the UNISON National site.

Northern region gears up for #J10

Northern region UNISON members in local government and schools will be striking on 10 July against an offer which is derisory in the extreme

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON president tells Jarrow marchers – we can save the NHS

“We can save our NHS, but the time to act is now,” UNISON president Lucia McKeever told a rally in Nottingham during the People’s March for the NHS

Article on the UNISON National site.

Meat hygiene ballot – background

UNISON members in the Food Standards Agency are set to ballot for industrial action on pay in the coming weeks, after the employer forced a 0.75% pay rise on them earlier this year

Article on the UNISON National site.

Campaigners plan against university privatisation

Unions consider ways of publicising concerns

Article on the UNISON National site.

Andy Burnham MP backs campaign to stop ambulance privatisation

MP criticises the ‘unacceptable risk’ that privatisation would bring to the city’s ambulance service

Article on the UNISON National site.

Living Wage week: Bolton College

Ashley Williams, a sports attendant at Bolton College, and college principal Marie Gilluley, explain why the living wage matters

Article on the UNISON National site.

Last week for local government members to vote for strike action over pay

There is just one week left in the NJC strike ballot with the last chance to request ballot papers on 18 June at noon, and the ballot closing on Monday 23 June.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Thousands march in Liverpool against austerity

Thousands of protesters marched through Liverpool city centre on Saturday to demonstrate against government funding cuts in the region

Article on the UNISON National site.