National News

September 9th, 2018

 

Owning a home has become virtually impossible for many public sector workers across Britain, according to research published today (Sunday) by UNISON.

Getting a deposit together and obtaining a mortgage are often insurmountable hurdles for those living in the majority of local...

September 7th, 2018

Welcoming NHS England’s announcement today (Friday) not to make the flu jab compulsory for all staff, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said:

“While it makes sense for staff to be encouraged to get the flu jab, no-one should feel that they have no option but to have it....

September 6th, 2018

UNISON has today launched guidance for individual EU members and branches on the new settled status requirements for those who wish to continue living in the UK after its exit from the European Union.

The union is also introducing dedicated Brexit campaign pages on its national website,...

September 5th, 2018

Unclear investment systems are leaving workers in the dark over the cost, performance and value for money of their pension products, says UNISON today (Wednesday).

In its evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry into pension costs and transparency, UNISON has said more...

September 5th, 2018

It sounds like the plot of a fictional comedy. A group of gnarly Glaswegian factory workers decide to down tools – refusing to mend the engines of the fighter planes being used by a despotic junta thousands of miles away in Chile. One of them, an old ‘desert rat’ from WWII stands up to the...

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