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New body meets to discuss union pay claim

The claim called for a percentage increase on all pay spine points of at least RPI on all salary points plus an additional percentage increase to start to address the real term reduction in pay over the last four years

Article on the UNISON National site.

NHS staff council backs changes to Agenda for Change

Council votes to support England-wide changes to the national agreement that had been accepted by UNISON at the start of the month

Article on the UNISON National site.

MPs debate the problems facing homecare workers

Discussion in Parliament is informed by the work of UNISON and the experiences of members working in homecare

Article on the UNISON National site.

Resistance must be based on ‘sound analysis’

MacAskill tells Cardiff May Day rally of UNISON’s ‘potential big idea’ to boost the Welsh economy

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for reintroduction of official inspection in meat processing plants

UNISON has today called for the immediate re-introduction of daily independent inspections of meat cutting premises.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Campaigners plan against university privatisation

Unions consider ways of publicising concerns

Article on the UNISON National site.

Andy Burnham MP backs campaign to stop ambulance privatisation

MP criticises the ‘unacceptable risk’ that privatisation would bring to the city’s ambulance service

Article on the UNISON National site.

Why the living wage matters: Gail Wilby

This is Living Wage Week, and UNISON is campaigning for a living wage for all its members

Article on the UNISON National site.

Living Wage week: Bolton College

Ashley Williams, a sports attendant at Bolton College, and college principal Marie Gilluley, explain why the living wage matters

Article on the UNISON National site.

New pay squeeze set to hit NHS workers hard

New government squeeze comes after pay freeze and leaves health workers struggling

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON community workers join protest against bedroom tax

Tax means ‘vulnerable people will be made to suffer’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Energy Bill is a lost opportunity, warns UNISON

It is unrealistic and unfair on customers to bear the burden, says the union

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON health activists call for Agenda for Change consultation

The union is to ask branches to gauge the strength of local support from their employers to stick with the new Agenda for Change proposals

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for windfall tax on energy company profits

UNISON says the government should look at the balance sheets of energy companies to find alternatives to counter the austerity agenda.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Reform writes wrong prescription for NHS pay, says UNISON

Christina McAnea, UNISON Head of Health, said: “Reform’s report is writing the wrong prescription for NHS pay. It ignores the fact that Agenda for Change has a proven track […]

Article on the UNISON National site.