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New NHS pensions

The new NHS Pension Scheme came into effect on 1 April across the UK – find out more about what this means for you

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Young members’ weekend

The young members’ weekend on 15-17 May in Nottingham is an opportunity to find out more about the union and how to play a part in the union’s campaigning to defend public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Urgent: get your MP to back the NHS

Tomorrow, MPs get a chance to vote for Clive Efford’s private member’s bill to protect the NHS from the worst ravages of privatisation – ask your MP to back it

Article on the UNISON National site.

Black voters key at the general election

Research shows that the Black vote could be crucial in deciding the outcome of the general election in May

Article on the UNISON National site.

Prepare to turn the spotlight on the stars in our schools

There are now less than three weeks to go until UNISON turns the spotlight on the stars in our schools – the unsung heroes who keep our schools running – and you still have time to play your part

Article on the UNISON National site.

Living Wage Week kicks off with new rates – and a warning

New rates set at £7.85 an hour and £9.15 in London – but UNISON warns that too many are paid well below this

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON shortlisted for living wage award

UNISON has been shortlisted as a living wage champion by the Living Wage Foundation in recognition for the union’s work on the issue throughout the past year

Article on the UNISON National site.

Dave Prentis says enough is enough

The government is today being hit by the biggest strike over pay since it came to power when over a million public sector workers walking out in bitter disputes over pay, pensions, jobs and spending cuts

Article on the UNISON National site.

Conference attacks increasing use of zero-hours contracts

Local government conference hears of the negative impacts on Black, migrant, women and LGBT workers of zero-hours contracts

Article on the UNISON National site.

Local government delegates back a raft of actions on fighting cuts

UNISON’s local government conference in Brighton heard of the millions of members and service users who were bearing the brunt of the government’s austerity agenda

Article on the UNISON National site.

Burnham says NHS pay offer is an insult

Labour’s shadow health secretary, Andy Burnham, met protestors in Liverpool to discuss the question of NHS pay today

Article on the UNISON National site.

NHS members get set for day of protest

UNISON members in the health service will be making their voices heard across the UK tomorrow, as NHS Protest Day highlights anger at being denied even a 1% pay rise by the government

Article on the UNISON National site.

Dave Prentis joins Care UK strikers

They are also fighting to preserve a service to some of the most vulnerable people in society and I want to show our admiration and solidarity for a brave and principled group of people

Article on the UNISON National site.

Doncaster carers strike against massive cuts

UNISON members in Doncaster take second week of strike action against Care UK attempts to slash pay, terms and conditions

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON attacks government obsession with sickness absence

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that days lost due to sickness absence fell in 2013

Article on the UNISON National site.