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LGA survey shows social workers are struggling to cope

The government must give councils the cash they need to recruit more child protection staff and keep all children safe

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Local Government Pay Branch consultation January 2018 Bilingual English/Welsh version

An A4 leaflet outlining the employers’ offer on NJC pay 2018/19. England, Wales and N Ireland – excludes London. Bilingual in Welsh and English.

Media on the UNISON National site.

One in 10 council workers paid below the living wage, says UNISON​

One in ten council workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are paid below the living wage, according to an analysis from UNISON released today (Friday). Ahead of the Living Wage Foundation’s living wage week, UNISON is calling on the government to fund councils so they can become living wage employers. If it did, it […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to TUC analysis saying insecure work up by a quarter since 2011

Responding to TUC analysis published today (Tuesday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Homecare workers are under severe pressure to provide top-notch – and often intimate – care, while building vital personal relationships with the people they care for. “But with many on zero-hours contracts, it makes it a lot likelier they won’t be regularly caring for the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Cuts to school support staff could leave vulnerable children in the South East at risk

School support staff regularly go home worried about pupils’ welfare, safety and emotional state after discussing issues such as grooming, gangs, domestic violence, bullying, loneliness, and sexual abuse with them, according to a survey released by UNISON today (Friday). The research suggests that across the South East 23% of school support staff involved in children’s […]

News on the UNISON South East site.

Hartlepool signs up to UNISON’s ethical care charter

Hartlepool Borough Council has become the latest local authority to sign up to UNISON’s ethical care charter. Council leaders joined UNISON Northern regional secretary Clare Williams to formally sign the charter on Friday. This means the Council has committed itself to working with the town’s care companies to help them replace zero-hours contracts with guaranteed […]

News on the UNISON Northern site.

STP’s and All That!

Date
16 September 2017 1:15pm–3:50pm
Location
The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Woking

Health Branch stewards are invited to join their Local Government colleagues attending their Autumn conference between 1.15pm and 3.50pm on Saturday 16 September at The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Woking. The STP’s session is from 2pm and will provide an explanation and update on the roll out of Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships and Accountable […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Local Government Pay Branch consultation January 2018. For council and school workers.

An A4 leaflet outlining the employers’ offer on NJC pay 2018/19. England, Wales and N Ireland – excludes London

Media on the UNISON National site.

Higher wages for council employees would save the Treasury money, says UNISON

Local government workers are the lowest paid in the public sector. This pay rise is affordable and long overdue.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Keeping Pay Equal – Trade Union side guide to local government pay and grading reviews – 2017 edition

This guide for trade union negotiators handles the issues likely to arise in dealing with local authority grading and pay reviews. Revised in 2017

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON wins legal pay out for 5,000 low-paid women in schools and nurseries in Greenwich

This is a victory for all low-paid women working in the public sector

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

What you need to know about government housing plans (England)

Plans to abolish ‘no-fault’ evictions are welcome, says union, but more needs to be done for private tenants

Article on the UNISON National site.

Lewisham Council commits to tackling abuses in global supply chains

Second local authority in the UK to be affiliated with Electronics Watch

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Local Goverment Committee

Date
19 September 2017 12:30pm–4:30pm
Location
UNISON Regional Office - Birmingham

For members elected from the Local Goverment Service group

Event on the UNISON West Midlands site.

Fair pay now! – Women’s leaflet

Fair pay now campaign leaflet aimed at women working in local government.

Media on the UNISON National site.