Last week at the Treasury Select Committee Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond MP, in answer to a question about the cause of poor productivity implied that the UK’s poor productivity levels were the result of disabled people in the workforce. He said: ‘It is almost certainly the case that by increasing participation in the […]
The article Disabled members response to Phillip Hammond’s comments first appeared on the UNISON National site.
Commenting today (Tuesday) on the rise in inflation, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “With inflation at its highest level in six years, many public service workers are facing a bleak Christmas. “With wages now lagging even further behind the cost of living, the government’s punishing pay cap is pushing families to the brink. It’s […]
Joint letter to Philip Hammond from UNISON, Unite and GMB calls on him to fund 'a decent pay award’ for school and council staff in this wee’s local government settlement
The article Local government unions urge chancellor to fund pay first appeared on the UNISON National site.
Different people from different professions and backgrounds, all with different skills, coming together, pooling their resources and their energy for the benefit of all UNISON members and the services they provide. That’s what our union is about when it’s at it’s best. That’s what I saw in Halton today.
The article Blog: Coming together for the benefit of our members first appeared on the UNISON National site.
The government needs to recognise the importance of the jobs council and school workers do
The article Give councils and schools the cash to fund a decent pay rise and protect services first appeared on the UNISON National site.
This is one of the most dreadful ideas I have ever heard from this government. It would be far better and far more preferable to scrap the two-child limit altogether. UNISON’s campaign will continue to fight for that in the weeks and months ahead – both because of the impact of this pernicious legislation on UNISON members, and because it is the right thing to do.
The article Blog: Why our union is fighting the “two-child limit” first appeared on the UNISON National site.
Talks about the much-needed review of the NHS pay structure and the decent wage rise can now begin.
The article Health unions welcome moves on pay but warn against making staff foot the bill first appeared on the UNISON National site.
It’s impossible to review UNISON’s year and do justice to all the amazing things UNISON’s activists and members get up to. So, we haven’t tried. Instead here are 8 pretty important, awesome things we’ve done together.
The article This is what we do – top 8 brilliant things from 2017 first appeared on the UNISON National site.
Alarming report shows the amount of strain the NHS is under even before winter pressures have kicked in
The article UNISON comments on NHS Providers report on winter pressures first appeared on the UNISON National site.
‘All parts of the union are feeling the strain of the austerity agenda’
The article NEC vows to continue pay campaign into union’s silver jubilee year first appeared on the UNISON National site.