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What happens if ambulance staff are involved in an accident?

Those working in the ambulance service save lives every day. Ambulance drivers, call-handlers, on-board paramedics and emergency assistants are crucial for providing care at the scene of accidents and getting patients to where they need to be in emergencies and critical situations. While this team of dedicated professionals are always on-hand to care for others […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Special needs teaching assistant receives compensation after student assault

A special needs teaching assistant from Plymouth who was assaulted after being threatened by a student on multiple occasions has received compensation, with help from UNISON and Thompsons Solicitors.

News on the UNISON South West site.

Thompsons’ Solicitors- Workers’ Memorial Day Photography Competition

Thompsons have launched¬†a campaign to highlight the importance of health and safety in the workplace through a photography competition. The competition will be open to all with entrants being asked to submit a photograph which shows the human side of why health and safety is important. Thompsons’¬†want to encourage members to submit photos that illustrate […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Council to pay thousands to unfairly sacked worker

An employment tribunal has forced Carmarthenshire County Council to pay tens of thousands of pounds in compensation after concluding it unfairly dismissed an employee working at Pembrey Country Park. Ski centre co-ordinator Eirian Morris was found to have been unlawfully treated when he was made redundant and supported by his trade union, UNISON and law […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Feeding fat cats – the government wants to penalise the innocent

The government has recently introduced a Civil Liability Bill into parliament which will deny access to justice to hundreds of thousands of people injured at work or on the roads every year. Currently, anyone who is injured in a workplace accident or on the road can claim back the cost of getting legal help to […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Tribunal rules unfairly dismissed nurse must be re-engaged

A nurse who was sacked for frequent short-term sickness absence during a period when she was suffering domestic abuse is to be re-engaged following the intervention of her trade union, UNISON and law firm Thompsons. An employment tribunal has ruled that Cardiff and Vale University Health Board acted unfairly in dismissing Karen Allen-Powlett; that she […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.