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Labour plans will transform working lives of women

Commenting on Labour’s proposals to improve the workplace for women, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said today (Thursday): “Balancing work with caring for children or elderly parents and running a home can be a struggle for many women. “Good employers know that paying women fairly, offering them generous maternity leave and pay packages, along with flexible […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Families will be thrown a lifeline by early-years plans

Restoring Sure Start centres is a major priority

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

NHS needs investment instead of unpaid overtime

Responding to new Labour Party analysis published today (Friday) suggesting NHS staff work one million hours of unpaid overtime each week, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The NHS is running on fumes after years of underfunding. Chronic understaffing has left us with a system propped up by the goodwill of devoted health workers. “It […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Labour’s insourcing plans are a welcome first step, says UNISON

Commenting on the Labour Party’s plans to reverse the trend of public services being outsourced to private contractors and bring services back in-house, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This report is a welcome first step on the road to ending the scourge of public service privatisation. For the first time in 20 years we’re seeing positive signs […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON reacts to Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Labour Party Conference

Jeremy Corbyn delivered a speech that shows Labour is a radical government in waiting, ready to unite our communities

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes Labour’s radical, inspiring and achievable economic alternative

Working people need a Labour government and an end to Tory austerity rule.

News on the UNISON National site.

‘Your role, your voice, has never been more valuable’

‘We need to work together,’ shadow minister Anna Turley tells union activist from community and voluntary sector

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Labour rescue plan gives NHS hope, says UNISON

The health service would be revitalised by this major cash boost to our most cherished national institution

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Boris Johnson has been caught out once again

Commenting on new government documents uncovered by the Labour Party suggesting the Prime Minister has misled the public over post-Brexit customs checks for Northern Ireland, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Once again, government documents show you can’t trust Boris Johnson. “His reckless approach and cavalier disregard for the truth is putting at risk the hard-won peace in […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to Labour’s pledge for NHS staff

Responding to Labour’s NHS election pledge, to be announced by shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth today in Liverpool -at UNISON’s annual health conference – UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “NHS staff give one hundred per cent day in, day out with many doing life-saving work. Yet they’re struggling to get by on below-inflation wages. “Lifting the […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON launches UK-wide campaign to celebrate public service champions

A UK-wide campaign aimed at reminding the public of the importance of public services –and those that provide them – is to be launched later today (Monday) in Liverpool. UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis will launch the campaign – Public Service Champions – at a fringe at the Labour party conference. It invites people to […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Austerity is not the only way, Prentis tells Newcastle rally

This is our chance to create a new path that offers hope that offers opportunity to all, UNISON general secretary tells Corbyn rally in Newcastle

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Corbyn warns of ‘national emergency’ in children’s centres

UNISON has welcomed support from Jeremy Corbyn in the fight to keep Norfolk’s children’s centres open. ­The Labour Party leader visited a centre in Norwich to warn of the “national emergency” facing children’s services. Norfolk’s children and families are at the sharp end of the emergency following the Tory-run council’s decision to shut 46 of […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

‘Terrible news and the last thing public service workers need’

‘Only a united party can protect public services, jobs and disadvantaged communities,’ says Dave Prentis

Article on the UNISON National site.

Labour Live 2018

Date
16 June 2018 1:00am–1:00am
Location
White Hart Lane Recreation Ground, Wood Green, north London

Labour Live is coming to White Hart Lane Rec, north London, in June in a one-day festival of music, art and politics that brings together our incredible movement

Event on the UNISON National site.