National News

February 7th, 2018

Commenting on the government’s response to the Taylor Review published today (Wednesday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The government’s good work plan looks set to fall at the first hurdle. It’s no good, it won’t work and it isn’t a plan.

“Britain’s worst...

February 6th, 2018

Local government workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland who are covered by pay negotiations at the national joint council are being consulted on the employers’ two-year pay offer.

The consultation is being conducted via branches, who will then report the results to their regional...

February 6th, 2018

Today is a momentous day. One hundred years ago, the Represention of the People Act was passed, meaning that for the first time women could vote alongside men and determine who runs our country.

As a union with more than a million women members, this is obviously an anniversary that means...

February 6th, 2018

Look out for changes to the UNISON application forms. Changes to data protection regulations and to the political funds mean the forms have to change from 1 March.

Orders for the current forms will be restricted to small numbers of the standard forms from early February and new forms will...

February 6th, 2018

It’s a new year and we have a new UNISON Living partner to announce –  a big one.

For most people, a mortgage is their biggest financial commitment, so it pays...