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UNISON leading the global fight against privatisation

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has been leading the international trade union response to the threats posed by trade and investment agreements this week.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Efficiency myth of privatisation exploded

Privatisation does not produce efficiency, just a downward pressure on pay, writes Sara Gorton of UNISON in a new Left Foot Forward blog as part of Fair Pay Fortnight

Article on the UNISON National site.

On the agenda: an alternative to austerity

UNISON’s national delegate conference meets in Liverpool next week to set the union’s priorities for the year ahead

Article on the UNISON National site.

Save policing from privatisation: vote in PCC elections

UNISON says voting in this week’s police and crime commissioner elections is the best way to keep our police public and oppose government cuts to essential policing services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Report on Police Support Volunteers

Report setting out the range of police functions being given to well meaning amateurs at a time of massive cuts to the police staff workforce

Media on the UNISON National site.

Securing the future of our public services

UNISON manifesto sets out the challenges facing public services and policies needed to meet them

Article on the UNISON National site.

Conference condemns ConDem fire sale of services

National delegate conference backs a raft of measures to combat the continued privatisation and outsourcing of services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Probation sell off will “destroy the service as we know it”

UNISON calls for a “rehabilitation revolution” – not regionalisation or privatisation – in order to keep our communities safe

Article on the UNISON National site.

Hundreds of council and police jobs lost every day under coalition

Ahead of unemployment figures, Prentis calls on government to change course

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON warns 10% drop in probation workforce puts public at risk

Government urged to act now, and invest in a proper, proportionate probation workforce

Article on the UNISON National site.