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UNISON Wales welcomes investment for young people

UNISON Wales welcomes the proposal from the Welsh government for further investment into the Jobs Growth Wales programme to create an additional 4,000 job opportunities for 16-24 year olds

Article on the UNISON National site.

Government declares face-to-face careers advice outmoded

The government has revealed that it considers face-to-face careers advice for young people as “outmoded” – despite widespread condemnation of the current situation in schools

Article on the UNISON National site.

Unemployment spells misery for thousands in the West Midlands

A slight fall in UK jobless figures masks a dismal picture for the West Midlands, says UNISON

Article on the UNISON National site.

National young members weekend

16-18 May: a great chance to meet, work, and socialise with other young members and learn some key skills

Article on the UNISON National site.

How is austerity affecting the LGBT community?

Help our research to uncover the effect austerity is having, whether you are an LGBT service user or working providing services

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.

A better start for young people survey

Under 27? Take two minutes to fill out our survey

Article on the UNISON National site.

Glastonbury Poster 2017

Media on the UNISON Northern site.

A new way for young workers to learn about workplace rights

Young workers have rights around pay, holiday, health and safety and equalities that exist to protect them in the workplace. It’s vital that every young worker knows and understands their rights to make sure their employers aren’t breaking the rules. UNISON, in partnership with Wranx, have launched a free bite sized digital tool which uses […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising 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.

Preparing for a year of Young Member activity: 2019

The 2018 National Young Members’ Weekend took place in Milton Keynes this year with 120 young members from around the country attending. South East Young Members turned out in force, with 13 delegates from a variety of local government, health, police and higher education branches coming together to discuss activism, recruitment and campaigns. The weekend […]

Article on the UNISON South East 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 […]

News, UNISON voices on the UNISON Eastern site.

Mental health at work- a young persons guide

Media on the UNISON South East site.

Jo Wagstaffe: Young members active in UNISON

Jo is a young member from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police and Justice branch. She is a member of the South East Young Members’ Forum and also sits on National Young Members’ Forum.

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Young Workers’ Month- Bullying (2)

Media on the UNISON South East site.