Northants council workers to get pay rise

Promised 4% increase in April 2020 will be first pay rise in three years for staff at crisis council

Love your library? Tell us about it

UNISON survey of library workers will look at the effects of austerity cuts on the service

Save Our Services blog: The trading standards officer’s tale

For SOS Day on 6 December, we asked our members working in safety related roles to tell us about the reality of working to keep their communities safe under years of austerity.

Save Our Services blog: The environmental health officer’s tale

For SOS Day on 6 December, we asked our members working in safety related roles to tell us about the reality of working to keep their communities safe under years of austerity.

Save our services – celebrate our unsung heroes

This year, we are focusing on the role our members in local government play in keeping people safe

placards, flags and banners feature on Parliament Square as part of the national libraries, culture and art demonstration

Turning over a new leaf – taking the fight for libraries to the streets

Writers, readers and workers take the fight for the country’s cultural soul to Westminster

A testament to the strength of feeling

Council workers from across UK pack Westminster to tell MPs ‘what’s really happening’ and urge them to Save Our Local Services

Vital local services are collapsing say council staff in UNISON survey

Local government spending cuts have left councils across the UK unable to meet the needs of local communities and, in some cases, are putting the public at risk, says UNISON today (Monday). A survey, released to coincide with the union’s local government conference, reveals that eight in ten (79%) council workers have no confidence in […]

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The continuing crisis in Northamptonshire

Special report: County council’s financial crisis could be the tip of an iceberg warns union

Join UNISON on SOS Day and fight back against library cuts

Are you ready for this week’s Save Our local Services campaign day, celebrating and defending our library service?

SOS Day for libraries

Our Save Our Services campaign day of action on 19 October this year focuses on libraries – a hub and a haven in our communities offering a place for people to work, relax, discover and think

Champions campaign helping to turn the tide against austerity

UNISON will continue to ‘harness members voices from the frontline’ in its campaigning

Neighbourhood services in crisis

‘We must fight for well-funded, accessible local services that will benefit everyone in our communities’

All eyes on the metro mayors

UNISON wants to see public services at the top of the agenda during the metro mayor elections

‘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