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UNISON campaign wins living wage at Cornwall Council

UNISON are thrilled that Cornwall Councillors voted at the full council meeting to re-instate the Living Wage Foundation pay rate for staff at the bottom of the pay structure – the majority being women.  In a joint campaign between the Trade Unions and the Labour Party, councillors were persuaded that Cornwall Council needed to continue […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.

Let us work for a better future: Drop the Trade Union Bill

6 July 2015 – 4 May 2016

Trade unions are a force for good in society – the Government must stop its attack on working people and focus on the real problems.

Campaign on the UNISON South West site.

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs)

1 January 2017 – 1 January 2018

NHS organisations across England are currently working together to produce sustainability and transformation plans (STPs). What are sustainability and transformation plans? Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) are five-year local plans for health and care services. They are being developed by 44 geographical areas, or ‘footprints’, covering England. NHS organisations, local authorities and other health and […]

Campaign on the UNISON South East site.

Cap it!

1 September 2016 – 31 January 2018

The South East Young Members’ Forum has launched a campaign aimed at persuading the government to introduce rent capping in the South East. The South East has the second highest median rents, where private rental properties cost an average of £852 per month. The median rental values in London and the South East have grown […]

Campaign on the UNISON South East site.

Proud to be in UNISON

19 January 2017 – 31 December 2018

UNISON South East has launched a campaign to celebrate everything good about being a UNISON member. Trade unions have a long history of campaigning and organising around issues that affect all spheres of life; here our members tell us why they are proud to be part of the union movement and #proudtobeinUNISON

Campaign on the UNISON South East site.

How to produce professional campaign material

With the whole union campaigning against public service cuts and privatisation, UNISON has developed an online tool to enable branches and regions to maximise their ability to campaign effectively and professionally at a local level. This document is part of a series of how-to guides to help activists communicate effectively with UNISON members, non-members, the […]

Media on the UNISON National site.

Union campaigning persuades council to convene full meeting

Herefordshire council cabinet decides to call a special meeting of the full council on Friday 24 May for an open debate on cuts proposals

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON survey reveals young feeling let down by the coalition

The country’s 17 to 25-year-olds feel so let down that 24% say they will not vote in the next general election

Article on the UNISON National site.

Resistance must be based on ‘sound analysis’

MacAskill tells Cardiff May Day rally of UNISON’s ‘potential big idea’ to boost the Welsh economy

Article on the UNISON National site.

Osborne told to back down over Robin Hood tax

UNISON condemns chancellor for meddling with Robin Hood Tax outside the UK

Article on the UNISON National site.

Why the living wage matters: Gail Wilby

This is Living Wage Week, and UNISON is campaigning for a living wage for all its members

Article on the UNISON National site.

Living Wage week: Bolton College

Ashley Williams, a sports attendant at Bolton College, and college principal Marie Gilluley, explain why the living wage matters

Article on the UNISON National site.

Get ready for Living Wage Week

November 4-10 is Living Wage Week – make sure that you’re ready with our range of materials and campaigning documents

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for windfall tax on energy company profits

UNISON says the government should look at the balance sheets of energy companies to find alternatives to counter the austerity agenda.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Reform writes wrong prescription for NHS pay, says UNISON

Christina McAnea, UNISON Head of Health, said: “Reform’s report is writing the wrong prescription for NHS pay. It ignores the fact that Agenda for Change has a proven track […]

Article on the UNISON National site.