Yorkshire ambulance paramedics win pay rise

Agreement reached on regrading to reflect paramedics’ skills as UNISON prepared for industrial action ballot

General secretary Dave Prentis with a London Ambulance service emergency call handler

UNISON general secretary shows support for London Ambulance Service members

‘We need a package that works for everyone,’ general secretary tells staff

Branch film highlights ambulance workers’ stress

East of England ambulance branch video sees staff talk about how stress affects their work and online petition backs solutions trust could adopt

Cake and support: public backs NHS strike

Reports from around the picket lines, the internet and a new opinion poll show public backing for action by health workers in England

NHS staff: Why we are striking on Monday

UNISON health members in England are taking five days of action for fair pay next week – starting first thing on Monday morning – and will be joined by colleagues in other unions including midwives

Northern Ireland Ambulance Service branch ‘no confidence’ in NIAS board

At a meeting of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service branch of UNISON on 6 August 2014 a vote of “No confidence” was taken in the NIAS Trust Board, Chief Executive Officer and Directorship.

Ambulance bosses suspend disputed pay deductions after pressure from unions

UNISON prepares for ‘genuine and constructive’ negotiations over unsocial hours arrangements

Ambulance trusts move to cut sick pay

Ambulance trusts are moving to cut sick pay, despite of warnings from UNISON is any money is docked from pay packets

9/10 lose sleep over money and job worries

UNISON releases results of poll asking public service workers What Keeps you Awake?

UNISON urges members to lobby their MPs over new ‘gagging law’

New law threatens to gag charities, NGOs, blogs, think-tanks, trade unions and other campaigning organisations by severely restricting how much money they can spend on political campaigning in the year running up to a general election

UNISON ambulance branches to ballot over Annex E unsocial hours payments

UNISON ambulance branches in England will be running consultative ballots over the next six weeks to see if members want to accept or reject proposals from employers about how deductions to Annex E unsocial hours could be applied during sickness absence