It’s time public sector workers got a pay rise. Since 2010, dedicated staff have endured a pay freeze, and then a 1% cap. We’re calling on the government to Pay Up Now for the South West! Public sector salaries haven’t even nearly kept up with the cost of living, putting the squeeze on family budgets […]
NHS staff are proud to be part of one team working for an organisations with a common purpose. But NHS subsidiary companies threaten to divide the health service into little boxes. UNISON is campaigning to keep our health service united. What are NHS subsidiary companies? “Subcos” as they are sometimes called, are independent organisations that […]
Porters at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust have notified the Trust that they are taking further action from 6pm on Friday 3rd November until 6am on Monday 6th November 2017. Alan Doyle & Greg Ticehurst are the UNISON Representatives from the department and explain the issue below: “We are in dispute because […]
Meeting the challenge of the STPs so staff and patients get the funding and voice they deserve
Our NHS needs to adapt to continue looking after a changing society. But the Government are forcing through plans to fundamentally change services. Devon needs a fully funded NHS and a transformation plan with enough time to do the job properly. We support the vision of joined up care but staff and service users must […]
We need a mayor who’ll use our region’s new powers to build fair communities and strong public services
♡ unions week is a national event organised by the TUC that many of you will have taken part in and due to the success of 2016, it’s back! We know this government is intent on hurting working people and undermining trade unions. So we must get stronger and use every opportunity to celebrate the […]
Trade unions are a force for good in society – the Government must stop its attack on working people and focus on the real problems.