National News

June 29th, 2018

Bright and early Tuesday morning, we were ready and raring to get stuck into UNISON conference and proudly represent our private contractor members. Despite a long journey down from the north, with lots of big issues on the agenda, we were excited to be in Brighton.

We both plucked up the...

June 29th, 2018

At UNISON we know that many members deliver public services but are employed by private contractors. If that’s you, you may be wondering how recent pay deals for the sector you work in will affect you.

Be assured, UNISON negotiators have not forgotten you. We are fighting to get you the...

June 28th, 2018

Today I’ve been on the picket lines in Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh, where NHS workers are on strike. They want to stay part of our National Health Service, but their employer wants to turf them out into a subsidiary company – a “subco”.

We know what a threat subcos are. They’re a threat...

June 28th, 2018

UNISON’s in-house legal team have won yet another award for its landmark victory in the Supreme Court last year, when the union defeated the government over...

June 28th, 2018

Susan Ratchford, Michael Purcell, Hazel Leatherbarrow and Jeanette Alcker are four UNISON health members who are on strike today.

More than 500 UNISON members are in dispute with Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust over the outsourcing of their jobs to a ‘wholly owned...

Pages