black and white picture of rain falling

Environment Agency unions seek meeting on ‘indefensible’ pay offer

Real terms pay cut ‘will be a source of national embarrassment’ to the nation as it attempts to battle climate change

old-fashioned tap with water running from it

Water regulation needs to be properly resourced, says UNISON

Process must also be independent, says the union, in the wake of the massive fine handed to Southern Water for deliberate acts of pollution

Ruth Davies, WET chair, addressing the 2021 virtual conference

WET conference stresses the importance of health and safety

Delegates hear how people join the union because of what it does on keeping workplaces and workers safe

Green UNISON logo with a graphic tree

Join UNISON for a series of green events

Help build the union’s campaign on greening our public services

Here comes summer!

June was another busy month for the union – more victories for our members, and conferences in Liverpool

a lit gas ring

Centrica urged to talk about pension proposals

UNISON members won’t accept Centrica proposals to work longer, pay more and get less

photograph of WET conference in session

A changing work environment

Safety, new working practices and the increased use of technology were high on the agenda of the UNISON water, environment and transport conference in Brighton.

Flood defence works being carried out by the Environment Agency

UNISON members’ work on flood prevention and relief recognised

New Year Honours list includes MBEs for members working for the Environment Agency to protect the country from floods

UNISON is ‘strong and stable’ WET conference hears

Water, environment and transport delegates debate a wide range of motions as their conference opens in Brighton

‘Our members support our communities every day of the year’

Many UNISON members will be keeping the country going over Christmas and the new year

Trade Union Bill campaign will be the priority, says executive

‘Our aim is to make sure this legislation is not carried’, NEC meeting hears

United Utilities pensions closure plan rejected

Unions at North West utilities firm consider next steps after rejecting plans to close final salary scheme to all staff