The government’s admission that privatisation of the probation service has failed is welcome, but it doesn’t go far enough
Unions publish joint claim which also calls for two lowest pay points to be deleted
England and Wales pay claim seeks 5% increase, while addressing a number of issues, including annual leave disparity
Pressure on schools and NHS staff to tackle crime is deflecting attention from failure to fund services adequately, union says
UNISON calls for probation to be brought back into public sector as a reunified and locally run service
UNISON backs petition launched by We Own It for probation services in England and Wales to be brought back in house
Mo Mohammed says it’s one thing for public services to recruit a diverse workforce but another to retain it
Probation Alliance, including UNISON, writes to justice secretary David Gauke
More police forces are using more volunteers in more roles as they reduce the number of staff they employ – so UNISON asked forces in England and Wales to try and explain what is happening
UNISON surveys 4,500 police staff members on issues facing them as home secretary conducts ‘frontline review’ to ‘better understand’ service’s experience and needs
The 2% pay rise in England and Wales will be backdated to 1 September 2018
Conference discussed the importance of supporting and recruiting disabled staff and of supporting staff with mental health problems
UNISON’s police and justice sector heard of the many problems caused by privatisation in the justice sector at their national conference.
There was outcry at UNISON’s police and justice conference today at the new lists that bar police staff from jobs for life.
Pay reform in the police and probation service was the first topic of this year’s police and justice service group conference