Higher wages for council employees would save the Treasury money, says UNISON

Local government workers are the lowest paid in the public sector. This pay rise is affordable and long overdue.

Local government workers consulted over pay

Members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have their say on claim, while Scottish council workers vote on action over employers’ offer

Cymru/Wales calls for services and communities to be the priority

‘Welsh public service workers will be holding you to account’, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis warns candidates at manifesto launch

‘Proper staff are vital,’ says UNISON as park crisis grows

MPs’ report highlights growing threat to UK’s parks and open spaces as cuts bite deeper

More money for social care is needed – but what does that mean for your area?

Adult social care is in crisis, but UNISON has a solution – find out how UNISON’s proposal to use a £2.4bn business rate surplus in England would affect funding in your area

Cuts are destroying youth services across the country, local government conference hears

Delegates commit union to campaign for quality youth services as part of broader fight to save local services

Stop TTIP protestors

Rhondda Cynon Taf becomes latest council to condemn TTIP

UNISON congratulates south Wales council on adopting motion condemning secretary trade deal

Local authority chief officers agree two-year pay deal

Pay settlement includes a commitment to produce guidance on workloads and stress

UNISON Scotland mounts day of action against austerity

Members across the country call on Edinburgh parliament to use its powers to protect and fund local services people rely on

female UNISON members smiling

Local government pay consultation begins (England, Wales, NI)

Council and school workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland asked to have their say on pay offer

female UNISON members smiling

Local government members to be consulted on pay offer

Employers offer two-year deal of 1% each year, with more for lower paid staff to match national living wage

Welsh councils and unions unite to oppose Trade Union Bill

Cymru/Wales local government employers defend facility time, check-off and union rights for council workers

A great new tool to help social worker members

Excessive workload for social workers is a long-running problem, which has worsened considerably as the cuts bite

Scottish council workers vote for two-year pay deal

Ballot sees 88% of local government members in Scotland vote for 1.5% rise for 2015 and1% in 2016

Councils condemn trade union bill

Employers across the country join unions in condemning ‘unnecessary and petty’ legislation