‘All parts of the union are feeling the strain of the austerity agenda’
The cut-off wage for election to reserved (low pay) seats in the union is now £9.94 an hour.
New DOCAS agreements have to be in place from 10 March 2018 to ensure a “reasonable fee” is paid to public sector employers who deduct union subs directly from members’ wages
First NEC of 2017 covers campaigning to defend the NHS, anti-Trump protests, industrial action and preparations for national delegate conference
Information for honorary branch auditors from UNISON head of audit John Nagle
Nominations for members to stand for seats on the union’s national executive council must be made by 10 February
Activists can apply for substantial financial help for trade union and labour studies and women’s studies courses
The nomination period will open on Monday 9 January 2017 and close at 5pm on Friday 10 February 2017
UNISON’s principles of proportionality and fair representation means that some seats on elected bodies are reserved for low-paid members
We’ve made important changes to the process branches guide members through when they want to raise a stress claim. This will be introduced from 14 November. All regions and branches must use the updated guidance and materials from then. The new material includes a protocol (stock no 1926), FAQ (stock no 3692) and claim form […]
Union sets up lay working group to develop proposals on changing funds to opting in system, required by Trade Union Act
The ever-popular UNISON diaries are on their way to branches who have ordered their copies – if your branch isn’t one it needs to act now
Are the goods it buys as part of delivering key public services produced without abusing workers?
Summer is technically over – so it’s time for UNISON branches to start ordering your 2017 diaries