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Apprentices in local government survey

UNISON is running an online survey of local government apprentices to find out more about their workplace and what they want from the union – closing date 8 December

Article on the UNISON National site.

How you can help local government members

Council and school workers on NJC pay terms in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will strike on 10 July – and you can support them

Article on the UNISON National site.

Care UK members set for new strike

UNISON members at Care UK in Doncaster will begin new strike action tomorrow for two weeks, after the company refused to even discuss a wage rise this year

Article on the UNISON National site.

Prentis tells UNISON that this autumn is the time to make a stand

Dave Prentis drew a line in the sand this afternoon, when he addressed the UNISON national delegate conference in Brighton saying that this autumn, we would make a stand

Article on the UNISON National site.

EPSU leader spells out the Europe we want

EPSU general secretary Jan Willem Goudriaan’s message to UNISON’s local government conference was that we could change Europe for the betterment of the majority of its people

Article on the UNISON National site.

Local government delegates urged to get the vote out

UNISON’s local government conference kicked off in Brighton this morning, with a rallying call to activists to win a big turnout in the current ballot on pay

Article on the UNISON National site.

We must be strong to protect our members: Dave Prentis

We have only one priority: to protect our members and the services they provide, general secretary tells NEC

Article on the UNISON National site.

Would you be interested in a civil partnership? (England and Wales)

The government is consulting on the future of civil partnership in England and Wales

Article on the UNISON National site.

Help get the last four signed up for Bangladesh factory safety

One more push to get remaining high street brands signed up to the Bangladeshi factory accord

Article on the UNISON National site.

Newcastle festival combines music and campaigning

UNISON activists in Newcastle took the opportunity of the union’s annual multicultural music festival at the Easter weekend to challenge racism and myths about immigration

Article on the UNISON National site.

Young UNISON member addresses the Welsh Assembly

Yesterday was International Workers’ Day, and Ryan Jones, the chair of the UNISON national young members forum, addressed the Welsh Assembly on young workers

Article on the UNISON National site.

Help fight back against the attack on the equality duty

You can help the fight back against attacks on the equality duty by asking your MP to ask them to sign an early day motion reaffirming commitment to the duty

Article on the UNISON National site.

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

Article on the UNISON National site.

A learning network for apprentices

A few months ago we reported on the apprentices learning network that had been established in Poole Local Government branch. At the 25 Years of Learning ULR event we had the chance to hear from the apprentices themselves as well as ULR Pete Stratford who was instrumental in getting things off the ground… As part of jointly working as […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Georgia attended her first UNISON meeting—see what happened next!

Georgia Norton, young members’ officer at Colchester Borough Council branch, tells us about how she became involved in UNISON In my branch I am not just the young members’ officer but hold the role as branch treasurer and steward. Having only been a member for two years, I knew I wanted to get involved in the […]

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