‘We now have the absurd situation of government departments ringing schools days before term begins, telling them to prepare for potential building closures’
As we head towards Green UNISON week, which runs from 15-22 September this year, it’s the ideal time to start planning.
Workers will refuse to volunteer for on-call cover outside contracted hours from this weekend until 19 September, in continuing action over pay.
Student nurses can get an extra benefit from their UNISON membership.
UNISON has teamed up with the Nursing Times to offer student members an exclusive discount to a subscription.
Livewell Southwest, UNISON and fellow trade unions have announced a pay uplift for over 100 healthcare assistants.
If accepted, the increase proposed by the police staff employers would take effect from 1 September 2023.
The results are in for the higher education strike ballot that ran from 31 May to 31 July – and 4 higher education institutions in the South West have met the threshold for action.
Swindon Local Government Branch has made a £2,000 donation towards our organisers’ Cardiff Half Marathon fundraising in aid of UNISON’s welfare charity, There for You.
Potential strike action at Bristol Waste has been averted after recycling workers and drivers accepted an improved pay offer.
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Over a million public service workers are being left thousands of pounds out of pocket because of a failure to update national mileage rates.
Employers can no longer use agency staff to fill in for striking workers during industrial action following High Court ruling.
UNISON staff working across the South West have joined together for a fundraising bid in aid of the union’s charity, There for You.
Health care staff working for Kernowflex in Cornwall have today (Thursday) handed in a petition to Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust seeking the lump sum payment from the NHS pay award.
The government must commit to holding direct pay talks with unions and employers for the wage increase health workers are due next year if it is serious about improving the NHS pay-setting process, says UNISON today (Wednesday).