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February 9th, 2018

Hundreds of women will march on George Square in Glasgow tomorrow as they continue their fight for equal pay.

And as the UK marks the centenary of the first limited suffrage for women, the link to today’s struggle will be highlighted when the march is led by 30 women dressed as...

February 8th, 2018

New national minimum wage rates come into force in April, taking the hourly rate to £7.83, a rise of  £1.33 from the £6.50 an hour it was in October 2016.

However, people receiving universal credit will see much of that rise end up back in the hands of...

February 8th, 2018

UNISON health and safety reps “go beyond the call of duty,” general secretary Dave Prentis declared last night at the union’s Safety Rep of the Year awards.

The awards ceremony at UNISON Centre in London brought together health and safety reps from across the country.

The event...

February 8th, 2018

Responding to the National Audit Office (NAO) report on the social care workforce published today (Thursday), UNISON’s assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said:

“This damning report exposes the government’s lamentable approach to social care, which is letting...

February 8th, 2018

Responding to the National Audit Office (NAO) report on the social care workforce published today (Thursday), UNISON’s assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said:

“This damning report exposes the government’s lamentable approach to social care, which is letting...

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