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How UNISON has helped beat the January blues

The union kicked off 2018 with a month of individual successes, stirring calls to action and an ingenious new campaign. And that was just in January. Here are our ‘high 5’ highlights

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Drastic action needed to lift five million households out of water poverty

A new UNISON report finds that almost a quarter of households in England and Wales struggle to pay their water bills, with few effective social tariffs available to ease the burden

Article, News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Access to Public Conveniences: letter to MPs

Model letter for members to send their MPs regarding provision of public conveniences

Media on the UNISON National site.

Negotiating for flu vaccinations in the water industry

This document is aimed at branches which have members in the water industry and offers guidance on negotiating with employers for the provision of flu vaccines

Media on the UNISON National site.

2013 WET Conference – Final Agenda

This document is the 2013 Water, Environment and Transport Conference – Final Agenda. These are proposals for debate, not UNISON agreed policy, which is contained in UNISON Decisions documents post conference.

Media on the UNISON National site.

999 call for the NHS

As NHS supporters march from Jarrow to London from 16 August, UNISON is urging members to back them

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.

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.

Chancellor urged to end bus funding crisis

UNISON joins campaign coalition calling on George Osborne to take action in the Budget

Article on the UNISON National site.

Fair Pay Fortnight kicks off

Fair Pay Fortnight kicks off today, with events and activity planned around the UK to reiterate the case for a fairer wage settlement

Article on the UNISON National site.

National young members weekend

16-18 May: a great chance to meet, work, and socialise with other young members and learn some key skills

Article on the UNISON National site.

Pay tops agenda at passenger transport forum

Pay was at the top of the agenda when UNISON met passenger transport employers at the national forum in Manchester yesterday.

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON backs charter to stop the payday loan rip-off

UNISON backs Charter to Stop the Payday Loan Rip-Off and renews its call to the Financial Conduct Authority to clamp down on payday sharks

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Recruitment campaign continues to break records

October continues a bumper autumn for new members joining UNISON

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls Thames Water tax rip off a disgrace

UNISON brands Thames Water lack of corporation tax a disgrace

Article on the UNISON National site.