Plans announced today (Tuesday) to axe more than half of Suffolk’s police community support officers (PCSOs) would put public safety at risk, says UNISON. The proposed cuts by Suffolk Constabulary would see a 78% reduction in the number of PCSOs in the county since 2010, says the union*. UNISON national officer for police and justice […]
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Responding to the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee report on the weak enforcement of age discrimination law published today (Tuesday), UNISON head of learning and organising services Teresa Donegan said: “It’s unacceptable that any worker would be discriminated against because of their age, but without a mandatory reporting system this will continue to be a […]
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Strike action on hold pending further talks
On behalf of UNISON’s 1.3 million members, I want to take this opportunity to thank school support staff for everything you’ve done for our nation’s children this year.
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UNISON member and care worker Nicole Stanfield Caile went to Parliament recently to put the case for care workers
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Talks between unions and the council due to continue this week
In most parts of the UK, the price of renting a home has risen steadily, while public sector salaries… well, they haven’t. Find out how much NHS porters, nurses, PCSOs and more are spending on rent
The article Just how much public service workers are spending on rent first appeared on the UNISON National site.
The legal decision today (Friday) not to count sleep-in shifts as working time is wrong, and is at odds with legal precedents and a common sense understanding of what counts as work, says UNISON. Today’s Court of Appeal judgment in favour of Mencap overturns a previous ruling at an employment appeal tribunal in April 2017. […]
ON UNISON's 25th birthday, general secretary Dave Prentis takes stock of the union's achievements and of what lies in store in the future
A Labour government – it’s been too long. We have a real chance to change that, and elect a Labour government with a conscience, a heart, Socialism at its core - and UNISON at its heart.