UNISON members across the UK played a part in protecting their trade union rights
This is a bad bill but without the labour movement pushing back with passion and vigour, it could have been much worse.
‘Now at least UNISON can concentrate on campaigning to protect public sector employees at work and the services they deliver’
This is a change that wasn’t in the interest of public service workers, employers or those who rely upon the services they provide. I’m glad that the government have seen sense at this late stage.
Peers vote for three key changes to the government’s damaging trade union reforms
East Midlands women speak out against unnecessary change in law ‘that can only harm relations between employers and workers’
Ending union members’ right to have their subs deducted from wages would be disruptive, centralist and make absolutely no sense
Cymru/Wales local government employers defend facility time, check-off and union rights for council workers
Trying to stop nurses, care workers, teaching assistants, hospital cleaners and town hall staff from paying their union subs directly from their wages is an attack we’ve defeated before and one which we will overcome again.
UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis commens on government proposals to prevent people who work in the public sector from paying their union membership fees directly from their wages.