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UNISON and National Police Chiefs’ Council to tackle worrying levels of sexual harassment

This research finds levels of sexual harassment consistent with that reported in police forces internationally as well as other workplace surveys.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON slams police and crime commissioner for turning down £2.3m

UNISON Cymru/Wales criticises Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner for decision to forego an additional £2.3m worth of funding

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Serious crime rises as police numbers fall, warns UNISON

Serious crime is on the rise again after years of steady falls in offending, and UNISON believes government cutbacks in policing are to blame. Keen to encourage people to vote in the police and crime commissioner elections on 5 May, UNISON is launching a campaign to provide the public with the facts about police cuts. […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Thousands back UNISON campaign against Nottinghamshire police cuts

Union’s Nottinghamshire Police branch secures 18,000 signatures after just four weeks of street-signing events

News on the UNISON National site.

Probation strike action suspended

UNISON’s Probation Committee has agreed to suspend the strike called for Thursday 11 June, and the action short of strike action due to have started on Friday 12 June, in order to allow further talks to take place to seek to resolve the 2014 pay dispute

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON police staff strike suspended

A planned strike involving UNISON police staff set down for Monday 22 December has been suspended, pending further negotiations between the union and employers

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘We need to look at role of volunteers in policing’

Union says a ‘bewildering range of police functions is now being given to well-meaning amateurs’

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON slams police and crime commissioner for turning down £2.3m

UNISON Cymru/Wales criticises Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner for decision to forego an additional £2.3m worth of funding

Article on the UNISON National site.

HMIC report confirms fears over demise of neighbourhood policing

A HMIC report released today bears out UNISON research showing that more than 3,500 front line police community support officer (PCSO) jobs in England have gone since 2010

Article on the UNISON National site.

Labour needs to support the millions who are its ‘betrayed base’

‘This coalition boasts that the economy is growing by over 3%, but claims there is no money for our members – where is the money going?’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Survey launched in fight to defend probation service

The government wants to centralise and privatise the probation service – and UNISON needs your help to fight back against this

Article on the UNISON National site.

How is austerity affecting the LGBT community?

Help our research to uncover the effect austerity is having, whether you are an LGBT service user or working providing services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Privatising probation, what comes first: your safety or their profits?

Press release: 99% of UNISON members working for the probation service have voted against privatisation

Article on the UNISON National site.

Probation workers reject government privatisation plans

Probation members care too much about the protection of communities to see their jobs sold off to the private sector

Article on the UNISON National site.

Probation service privatisation fuels total confusion

UNISON, the UK’s largest union today hit out at the £450m probation privatisation package announced by Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling, calling it “ill prepared” and likely to result in long-term damage to the service.

Article on the UNISON National site.