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How to join the campaign against the Trade Union Bill

As part of our campaign to stop the government’s Trade Union Bill the TUC is organising a lobby of parliament on 2 November 2015. We want MPs to hear directly from their constituents that: The Bill threatens the right to strike Employers will be able to break strikes by bringing in agency workers to cover for […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Tell the police in advance before you post on Facebook and Twitter, says the government

What if you had to give two weeks’ warning to the police and your employer every time you wanted to post something important on Twitter or Facebook? The Trade Union bill currently before Parliament suggests unions do just that when they take action. Ridiculous? Yes. But also very scary, as unions may be just the […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Trying to stop check-off for union subs ‘a silly and petty policy’

Trade Union Bill is “unfair, unnecessary and undemocratic,” says Doncaster mayor Ros Jones

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Time for the government to get its priorities straight

Instead of focusing on helping the country at a turbulent time, the government plans to undermine your right to be supported and represented. Will politicians see sense and drop the Trade Union Bill?

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Caerphilly council condemns the trade union bill

UNISON general secretary congratulates council on opposition to bill that ‘rips up good employment relations’

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Two week warning campaign highlights absurdity of Trade Union Bill’s social media proposals, says UNISON

UNISON has today (Friday) launched #TwoWeekWarning – an online campaign against proposed restrictions that could require unions to report planned social media activity to employers two weeks before any strike. Under the proposals associated with the Trade Union Bill, unions could also be required to notify the police and the Certification Officer – the body […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The Trade Union Bill: Graeme’s story

My name is Graeme Matheson and I work as a building services engineer

Article, UNISON voices on the UNISON National site.

The Trade Union Bill: Roger’s story

Roger is 70 years old and has been retired from Sheffield City Council as an administrator since 1997

Article, UNISON voices on the UNISON National site.

This is a law designed to cut off criticism at a time when there is much to criticise

Not for the first time, this government has underestimated our great movement. So we will fight all the battles to come. And we’ll overcome whatever hurdles are placed in our way.

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

♡ UNISON: ‘come together’ urges Wendy Nichols

UNISON president issues call as activists and members get out and about to spread pride in the union

News on the UNISON National site.

Attacks on unions are attacks on working people too, says UNISON

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis commens on government proposals to prevent people who work in the public sector from paying their union membership fees directly from their wages.

Press release on the UNISON National site.

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News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Lights, selfies, action!

From I ♡unions week to fighting the trade union bill, it’s been a busy few months for UNISON members. We’ve collected just some of the highlights of what you have been doing online.

Blogs, Digital on the digital.unison site.

UNISON celebrates trade unions in the community

UNISON Cymru Wales will warn what society stands to lose with the UK Conservative government’s Trade Union Bill

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Welsh councils and unions unite to oppose Trade Union Bill

Cymru/Wales local government employers defend facility time, check-off and union rights for council workers

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.