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UNISON welcomes West Sussex jobs move

Council brings safeguarding jobs back in house, citing fears that children are at risk because privatised contract delivers too few assessments

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

DOCAS and facility time changes brought forward

New DOCAS agreements have to be in place from 10 March 2018 to ensure a “reasonable fee” is paid to public sector employers who deduct union subs directly from members’ wages

Article on the UNISON National site.

Women drag last equal pay claim council to court, says UNISON

Reading council – the only local authority in England and Wales never to settle an equal pay claim – will today (Monday) be challenged in court by more than 60 women owed over £1.5m because they were paid less than their male colleagues for years, says their union UNISON. The women – mostly care workers, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Public library service ‘hollowed out’ by job losses and cuts

UNISON backs BBC report that reveals loss of 8,000 jobs and 343 libraries in six years

Article on the UNISON National site.

South Central ambulance workers win holiday pay increase

UNISON has won an historic holiday pay victory for ambulance workers in Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS), which covers the four counties, has agreed to a union claim that holiday pay should include a payment for regular ‘overruns’. These are incidents of involuntary overtime worked by ambulance crews who attend […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

A life lost can mean another saved

Becoming an organ donor can be a gift – both for the lives you save, and the loved ones you leave behind

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Members ‘disappointed and frustrated’ at OU closures decision

Open University council approves plan to close seven regional offices and put 500 staff at risk

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON condemns plan to slash Essex police service

Essex police force unveils plan to axe PCSOs and close stations in the county

Article on the UNISON National site.

Southampton Solent University move on living wage welcomed

UNISON welcomes announcement by Southampton Solent University that it has committed itself to providing a ‘top-up’ payment to staff employed by the university’s main contractors

News on the UNISON National site.

Working to get the vote out

Dave Prentis is joining thousands of other UNISON activists volunteering to get the vote out in the final week of the election campaign

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Stop Sussex police cuts

UNISON launches campaign against threatened loss of 1,000 police jobs by 2020

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes living wage at South East Water

First water company to be an accredited living wage employer, following UNISON pay claims

Article on the UNISON National site.

NHS staff: Why we are striking on Monday

UNISON health members in England are taking five days of action for fair pay next week – starting first thing on Monday morning – and will be joined by colleagues in other unions including midwives

Article on the UNISON National site.

Two weeks to go until ‘Britain needs a pay rise’ march and rally

‘Make sure you come along, show your support and make a difference’

Article on the UNISON National site.

LGA urged to reconsider on pay proposals

UNISON calls for NJC employers to rethink and come forward with a pay offer which ‘begins to tackle the hardship facing all of our members’ in local government and schools (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)

Article on the UNISON National site.