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September 4th, 2018

The privatisation of public services has been nothing short of a catastrophic failure. Successive governments of various political stripes have sold off services to the highest bidder, and it’s the public and those who support them who’ve been the hardest hit.

UNISON has always been at...

September 4th, 2018

Drastic cuts, staff restructuring and rocketing stress levels are becoming the norm in UK schools, according to a survey of school support staff published today (Tuesday) by UNISON.

The findings – summarised in the report Lessons in Austerity – highlight the funding crisis that...

September 4th, 2018

Drastic cuts, staff restructuring and rocketing stress levels are becoming the norm in UK schools, according to a survey of school support staff published today (Tuesday) by UNISON.

The findings – summarised in the report Lessons in Austerity – highlight the funding crisis that...

September 3rd, 2018

If there was just one point that Mandy Buckley could convince her employer of, it would be to value care workers properly.

“I’ve been a care worker for 17 years now,” she says.

Mandy is part of Birmingham City Council’s enablement team – a dedicated, qualified and experienced group...

September 3rd, 2018

If there was just one point that Mandy Buckley could convince her employer of, it would be to value carers properly.

“I’ve been a carer for 17 years now,” she says.

Mandy is part of Birmingham City Council’s enablement team – a dedicated, qualified and experienced group that is “...

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