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

UNISON wins support at Labour policy forum

UNISON has negotiated a series of amendments on key policy issues which will shape the Labour general election manifesto and programme in government

Environment Agency workers still face redundancies

Disgrace that once the waters recede many of these hard working, highly-skilled workers will become dispensable once more

Calling all mobile workers!

UNISON asks mobile workers to send experiences of needing access to toilets for health and safety campaign.

UNISON calls for action on vast water profits

Union says it’s ‘time to think again’ over vast profits and spiralling bills in the privatised water industry

OFWAT to let water companies increase prices

UNISON condemns move and calls for proper regulation to protect customers

Union calls for less talk and more action to stem flooding misery

Reverse cuts to flood defence spending, demands UNISON, as flooding affects communities across the UK

Thousands mobilise for TUC demos across the UK

The marches in London, Glasgow and Belfast will send the government a strong message that people want a Future that Works

UNISON launches hard-hitting new ad campaign

‘People before profits’ is the message behind a new advertising campaign, designed to warn people about the dangers lurking in government plans to privatise more public services