It takes one to know one… meet our people – Emma

Emma Nand Union Learning Rep, Branch Communications Officer,  Southampton District Branch Branch based secondment, Union Learning Fund How long have you been active in the union and what roles do you hold? I’ve been a member of UNISON for 17 years, since I started work. I am 3 months into a 6 month secondment working one […]

It takes one to know one… meet our people – Rosita

Rosita Ellis Branch Chair, Oxfordshire Health Committee Chair, Regional Black Members Committee How long have you been active in the union and what roles do you hold? I have been a member of UNISON for around 15 years and have become more active in the last 10 years. I started as Black members officer in […]

Home ownership now little more than a pipe dream for public sector workers

Owning a home has become virtually impossible for many public sector workers across the South East, according to new UNISON research.

Rental costs in the South East price public service staff out of housing, says UNISON

High rental costs mean many public service employees in the South East are spending over 60% of their wages on rent, according to research published today (Tuesday) by UNISON. Hospital porters are struggling the most, with rents swallowing up over half their take home pay in the South East which is the second most expensive […]