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Region launches fair pay campaign

UNISON South East has launched a campaign for a fair living wage for all workers. UNISON and its predecessors were among the first organisations in the country to support the Living Wage. There are over 1,300 employers accredited as living wage employers by the Living Wage Foundation. The Scotland government has established the living wage […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON responds to ONS report on pay in real terms

Union says report will come as a surprise to those struggling to make ends meet

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for action to stop library closures

Reports reveals that many councils are in danger of failing in their legal obligations to provide a library service

Article on the UNISON National site.

Cuts put young people at risk on bonfire night, says UNISON

Austerity agenda has seen cuts to trading standards, and to the number of age-restricted test purchases, says the union

Article on the UNISON National site.

Pension-funded house building might face legal challenge

As Future Homes Commission suggests pension funds could pay for massive private housing projects, UNISON reminds government funds must be invested in best interests of members.

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to Birmingham budget cuts

As Birmingham City Council announces cuts of £120 million next year, UNISON to ask the Labour Council to campaign jointly for a fair deal for the city

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON condemns rising cost of Health and Social Care Act

Cost of implementing the legislation has risen another £300m, bringing the latest cost to taxpayers to between £1.5bn and £1.6bn

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON launches hard-hitting new ad campaign

‘People before profits’ is the message behind a new advertising campaign, designed to warn people about the dangers lurking in government plans to privatise more public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON accuses government over council tax increases

Governments cuts agenda is strangling local authorities and hitting the poorest hardest

Article on the UNISON National site.

Cuts to trading standards put people at risk, says UNISON

Heavy cuts to the workforce are putting services under strain and loan sharks are taking advantage

Article on the UNISON National site.