Following a UNISON led campaign in collaboration with Newcastle Hospitals.
International Workers Memorial Day takes place on 28 April each year, it is a day to remember and honour workers who have lost their lives due to work-related accidents or illnesses. It is a time to reflect on the importance of health and safety in the workplace and to renew our commitment to ensuring that […]
Including staff working for NHS Blood and Transplant in the North East
On Friday 10 February, UNISON is celebrating Champions in our Colleges day.
UNISON responds to the government announcement about proposed legislation that could penalise public sector workers for taking strike action
Today UNISON celebrate our first-ever Champions Day in local government.
As UNISON’s Year of Disabled Worker comes to a close Angela Hamilton blogs about our achievements but that there is still work to do.
October marks Black History Month, a month UNISON has a proud history of supporting, throughout the month we acknowledge the achievements of Black people both past and present and the month also gives us time to focus on how life is for Black people today. We know that discrimination and inequality still exists, and that […]
Guest blog by Denise Ward and Lorraine Brown As the Northern Region’s representatives on the National Higher Education Service Group Executive, we thought we would let members know why we are recommending a vote for strike action in UNISON’s Higher Education industrial action ballot. The ballot opened on Friday 22 July and will close on […]
Commenting on the government’s announcement yesterday that NHS staff in England are to receive a pay rise of £1,400 this year, UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said: “The government has made a big mistake. This short-sighted decision risks harming the UK’s most cherished institution beyond repair. “Ministers might have shifted their pay position a little, but nowhere near enough. This […]