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Blog: Crisis in social care

UNISON has published the results of a survey taken by social workers. The results, while not surprising, confirm our concerns about the current state of social care. Social workers say they are no longer able to do their jobs effectively because of years of repeated cuts that have created a crisis in the sector. You […]

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Low paid cleaners to be outsourced by Middlesbrough Council

Cleaners working for Middlesbrough Council say councillors are planning to outsource their jobs simply to save money and are worried the move will see them earning lower wages and suffering cuts to their pensions in future. The 140 workers – who are among the lowest paid at the local authority – have been told their jobs are to […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

UNISON’s Clare Williams features in new Show Racism the Red Card film

UNISON is proud to work with Show Racism the Red Card and we are pleased to have been able to participate in the new film which features UNISON Assistant General Secretary Roger Mackenzie and Regional Secretary Clare Williams.  

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

Blog: UNISON – Biggest, Boldest, Best

UNISON has shown the true value of union membership through the campaigning and representation of our members. Last year we celebrated 25 years of UNISON and we announced that not only are we the biggest public sector trade union – but the biggest overall union in the UK. We worked hard to recruit new members […]

Article, Blogs, News on the UNISON Northern site.

Blog: Pay up now

Our Pay Up Now campaign has hit a crucial milestone. After months of campaigning in workplaces across the region and nationally our UNISON petition to get parliament to debate the issue of public sector pay was a huge success with over 140,000 people signing it. The debate is happening on Monday 4 December 2017 at […]

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Return to Learn: Learning and Organising in South Tyneside

UNISON members gathered at a South Tyneside hotel to celebrate their achievement at the weekend residential school which marked the end of UNISON Northern Region’s ‘Return to Learn’ course. The fifteen week course was aimed at UNISON members who had not taken part in formal education for some time or who had not found the […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

Show Racism the Red Card pays tribute to its supporters at the 4th Hall of Fame Event

Earlier this week, Show Racism the Red Card held a special 20th Anniversary celebration and Hall of Fame event at the Speaker’s Residence, Houses of Parliament at the invitation of the Rt. Hon. John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House. The event combined a review 20 years of anti-racism campaigning, a commitment to continuing to […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

‘Think again’ UNISON tells North East health trust over subco plans

Packed Teesside meeting highlights health staff’s anger and worry of plans to hand them over to a private company

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Tees Valley Mayoral Elections

UNISON member and Leader of Redcar and Cleveland Council, Sue Jeffrey, has been selected to stand as the Labour Party Candidate for the upcoming Tees Valley Mayoral elections. Sue, who is committed to bringing meaningful job growth, sustainability, and investment across the whole of the Tees Valley is also a strong campaigner for the protection […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

Celebrating Stars in Our School

Today (25 November) we are celebrating ‘Stars in Our Schools’ a day dedicated to support staff in schools. Stars in our Schools is all about the fantastic work the support staff does every day and make sure the public knows just how vital support staff are to help our children learn and develop that often […]

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.