Police staff agree two-year pay deal in Scotland

Police Scotland members say ‘yes’ to 3.25% pay rise this year and 3% next year

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Government pushes ahead with transfer of Welsh probation staff on 1 December

UNISON had called for transfer to be delayed until February while negotiations on terms and conditions continue

Police staff vote for pay rise

Staff in England and Wales give 93% ‘yes’ vote for 2.5% pay rise – or 3.1% for those on the lowest rate

A month of perennial change

But championing and defending our members are always on UNISON’s agenda

Dealing with the best and worst of situations

Police and justice conference urges support for members’ well being and mental health

‘We need to get the message out about the need to invest in public services’

Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea issues rallying call to police and justice conference

Whatever happened to the silly season?

August, usually a time of lazy days and holidays, the silly season and not much happening… but these are strange times and at UNISON, we’re always busy

Government only doing ‘half the job’ by replacing police officers

UNISON calls for government to replace the thousands of police staff axed since 2010

Probation given some vital medicine – but it’s not cured yet

The government’s admission that privatisation of the probation service has failed is welcome, but it doesn’t go far enough

Police staff publish 5% pay claim for England and Wales

Unions publish joint claim which also calls for two lowest pay points to be deleted

Police staff unions submit pay claim

England and Wales pay claim seeks 5% increase, while addressing a number of issues, including annual leave disparity

UNISON condemns government’s violent crime proposals

Pressure on schools and NHS staff to tackle crime is deflecting attention from failure to fund services adequately, union says

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Chief inspector’s report ‘final nail in coffin of probation privatisation’

UNISON calls for probation to be brought back into public sector as a reunified and locally run service

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Tell David Gauke to make probation public again

UNISON backs petition launched by We Own It for probation services in England and Wales to be brought back in house

Nelson Mandela Award winner issues challenge to employers

Mo Mohammed says it’s one thing for public services to recruit a diverse workforce but another to retain it