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Fund care to lift women workers out of poverty, Welsh councils urged

UNISON Cymru/Wales writes to all country’s councils on International Women’s Day

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

SGE election results

Download the summary results of this spring’s elections to the seven service group executives: local government, health, community, police and justice, higher education, energy, and water, environment and transport

Article on the UNISON National site.

Help halt the government attack on housing

New UNISON briefing on government’s Housing and Planning Bill highlights risks and offer advice on what you can do

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Charity trustees need to be transparent, community conference declares

UNISON calls for protection for members and transparency from trustees in the wake of high-profile charity collapses

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Unions say time is running out to solve Action for Children dispute

UNISON and Unite are today (Monday) stepping up their campaign for pay justice at Action for Children by writing to trustees and celebrity supporters over what they see as pay double standards at the charity. With the ballot for strike action closing just hours from now, at midday, the two unions have been contacting celebrity […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Latest council signs up to Ethical Care Charter

Cheshire West and Chester is latest local authority to sign up to better care and better conditions for care workers

News on the UNISON National site.

A great new tool to help social worker members

Excessive workload for social workers is a long-running problem, which has worsened considerably as the cuts bite

Article on the UNISON National site.

Duty of Care handbook

This handbook outlines duty of care and how to raise concerns

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON the voice of ordinary people, shadow minister tells community conference

‘When UNISON speaks, I know that we don’t just hear the voice of a political organisation but of ordinary people’ Dan Jarvis MP tells delegates at union’s community seminar and conference

Article on the UNISON National site.

Speaking out on rent

Rent Freedom Day offers UNISON members – and particularly young members – an opportunity to have their voice heard

Article on the UNISON National site.

How you can help local government members

Council and school workers on NJC pay terms in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will strike on 10 July – and you can support them

Article on the UNISON National site.

Mothers march for the NHS

Campaigners set off from Jarrow to make 999 call for the NHS to Parliament – find out how you can join in and support the marchers

Article on the UNISON National site.

Care UK members set for new strike

UNISON members at Care UK in Doncaster will begin new strike action tomorrow for two weeks, after the company refused to even discuss a wage rise this year

Article on the UNISON National site.

Standards for employers of social workers in England

The Standards for Employers of Social Workers in England have been updated recently, and UNISON has revised our members’ and branch guides

Article on the UNISON National site.

LGPS transitional regulations update

UNISON assures members that there are no plans to reduce the agreed protections in drafting process

Article on the UNISON National site.