Prentis urges ‘popular uprising’ in defence of the right to strike

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis last night called on the labour movement to defend the right to strike.

Government plans for unions are ‘a strikebreaker’s charter’

Government plans to restrict trade union rights are “a strikebreaker’s charter” which would undermine the basic civil rights of working people, general secretary Dave Prentis told the union’s national executive council (NEC) in London today.

Prentis to address meeting on resisting Trade Union Bill

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis will be among the speakers at a public meeting tomorrow on resisting the Trade Union Bill

London Met members walk out again

Fresh action for 250 UNISON members at London Metropolitan University over continuing redundancy threats

Prentis urges London Met management to halt redundancies

UNISON general secretary sends message of support to members at London Metropolitan University who are are taking strike action in the latest round of their struggle against job cuts

Crazy new immigration rules could wreak chaos

Five years ago, the government took the short-sighted decision to cut the number of nursing training places. Now the NHS is paying a very high price. With too few nurses being trained in the UK, NHS trusts have been forced to recruit thousands from abroad. Quite apart from the devastating impact this has had on […]