Hundreds of outsourced porters, catering, domestic and security staff in Northumbria are to get the same pension as NHS workers after a year of negotiations
For this blog Paul Riley our Digital Lead caught up with the newly elected UNISON President, Josie Bird. PR: Thanks for joining us Josie, congratulations on being elected UNISON’s President for the next 12 months, have you had a busy first week? JB: Well it actually hasn’t been that busy yet, I got home from […]
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. A milestone in LGBT+ history when people began the fight back against societal and legislative oppression and bigotry. A lot has happened in the 50 years that have passed. Homosexuality has been decriminalised in many countries around the world, 139 countries/states since 1969 alone. Protection from […]
The 135th Durham Miners’ Gala takes place on Saturday 13 July The Gala is the biggest Labour Movement event in Europe and this year one of the key speakers is Dave Prentis, General Secretary so we want to see a huge wave of UNISON members showing their support. UNISON members and their families are asked […]
UNISON has launched a consultative ballot for UNISON members working in Northumbria Health Facilities Management Ltd (NHFML) who are a wholly owned subsidiary company of Northumbria Healthcare NHS foundation trust.
Clare Williams talks about the crisis in social care following the results of a UNISON survey published last week.
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The union’s welfare charity There for You has once more set up a limited fund to help members on low incomes towards the costs of school uniform through a one-off payment of £40.
UNISON is to ask workers at South Tees Hospital Trust if they would be prepared to take industrial action in a dispute over unpaid wages. For more than a decade workers in the Trust’s sterile services unit – who clean, sterilise and repackage surgical instruments – have missed out on holiday payments due to a […]
For many years university pay has not kept up. Not kept up with the cost of your bills, the cost of your rent or mortgage – nor the pay rises awarded to Vice Chancellors.