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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.

Low-paid carers lobby against pay cut

Low-paid workers who care for some of north and east London’s most vulnerable people took part in a lobby for a fair deal over pay today

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON ‘ratchets up the political pressure’ on LGA

Union restates the case for fair pay, ahead of key meeting of local government employers

Article on the UNISON National site.

We must be strong to protect our members: Dave Prentis

We have only one priority: to protect our members and the services they provide, general secretary tells NEC

Article on the UNISON National site.

Will the return-to-work service be good for your health?

The government has announced plans for a new return-to-work service that will enable GPs to refer any worker for an occupational health assessment

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.

Prentis tells UNISON that this autumn is the time to make a stand

Dave Prentis drew a line in the sand this afternoon, when he addressed the UNISON national delegate conference in Brighton saying that this autumn, we would make a stand

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON members take strike action at Grwp Gwalia

UNISON members working within Grwp Gwalia care services will start a 24 hour period of strike action to defend against cuts to pay, terms and conditions

Article on the UNISON National site.

Union condemns slave labour community scheme

Union joins charities to condemn scheme which will do nothing to reduce unemployment or boost jobs and the economy

Article on the UNISON National site.

Calling all mobile workers!

UNISON asks mobile workers to send experiences of needing access to toilets for health and safety campaign.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Delegates condemn the big society rhetoric from government

Conference condemns spiralling senior management salaries in the sector at a time when workers’ terms and conditions are being cut

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.

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.

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.

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.