National News

August 11th, 2016

Staff at Luton and Dunstable Hospital Trust held a rally outside their workplace yesterday to protest proposed changes to their sick leave policy.

The trust uses the “Bradford Factor Calculator” formula to gives staff a score by looking at the frequency and length of absences.


August 10th, 2016

Staff at a private contractor for the Welsh NHS managed to halt changes to their terms and conditions after all members voted for strike action.

The staff at Cofely (now called Engie), provide portering, catering, security, reception, housekeeping and cleaning staff to St....

August 5th, 2016

The award will celebrate their achievements, courage and determination within the union and more widely in society.

UNISON 2015 Black members’ conference established an award that ’embodies his...

August 2nd, 2016

With universities putting billions away in the bank last year, it is clear that money is available for a pay increase and the employers could make an improved pay offer on their miserly 1.1% pay offer.

In 2014 to 2015 the average salary of a UK vice chancellor was £272,000 and their...

August 2nd, 2016

UNISON organiser Roger Bevan was tragically killed in a road incident in Ceredigion one year ago. Roger was just 50 years old and his character and passion left an indelible mark on all his Welsh UNISON colleagues.

Roger was a political activist, dedicated to international solidarity,...