Charities and care companies that have paid staff one-off payments for overnight sleep-ins should not be exempt from paying the national minimum wage, says UNISON. Claims for back pay could cost the sector £400m according to Mencap. UNISON believes care workers should be paid at least the minimum wage for work they have already done […]
UNISON backs We Own It campaign against sell-off – you can help by signing the petition and urging your MP to back the Early Day Motion 152
If your batteries need recharging – go to Tolpuddle!
The UK’s three largest unions have submitted a pay claim on behalf of the 32,000 police staff they represent in England and Wales. UNISON, UNITE and GMB have put in a claim for a 5% or ￡1,000 increase – whichever is greater – for all police staff. It also includes a 5% increase to the […]
The programme aims to deliver savings of £4.5m, mainly through the loss of up to 150 jobs.
National Delegate Conference (NDC17) is UNISON’s annual ‘parliament,’ bringing together delegates from across the union to decide the union’s policies and priorities. For delegates across UNISON, it is a chance to meet like minded reps and debate the issues that matter, to get a greater understanding of the work we do and a sense of […]
Surrey Heartlands must consult openly with the public and staff over their plans to reform health and social care services, says UNISON. The NHS and council leaders in Surrey last month signed a pledge towards a health devolution deal – the second in the country of its kind after Greater Manchester. The agreement will involve greater accountability locally over how […]
We came in our thousands to London with a simple message for Theresa May
First meeting of new national executive council gets straight down to business
The NHS is 69 years young on 5 July. UNISON has been celebrating this wonderful institution around the South East.
People’s Assembly-organised march will take place as the Conservative government pledges extra money to Northern Ireland to gain DUP support
Three unions representing more than 1.6 million local government employees in schools and councils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have submitted a pay claim that attempts to narrow the growing gap between declining wages and the rising cost of living. The claim for the year from next April seeks to move the lowest paid […]
The Naylor Review is poised to kick off the next stage of the Great NHS Sell Off
Read UNISON’s interview with steward and Branch Secretary Deborah Foster