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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.

More pain for families as cost of living soars

Inflation still remains well above the government’s 2% target, says UNISON, and highlights difficulties for families

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON brands plans to privatise probation service as ‘dangerously misguided’

Plans will dismantle the probation service, which has been 105 years in the making, adds the union

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON condemns tax breaks for millionaires

Dave Prentis says government move is ‘true to form’ – ‘tax breaks for the rich and clobbering those on low incomes’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Unemployment figures – UNISON response

UNISON response

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON condemns in-work poverty as a blight on the country

Government should stop these damaging cuts, bring in a living wage and create long-term, sustainable jobs

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for windfall tax on energy company profits

UNISON says the government should look at the balance sheets of energy companies to find alternatives to counter the austerity agenda.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Reform writes wrong prescription for NHS pay, says UNISON

Christina McAnea, UNISON Head of Health, said: “Reform’s report is writing the wrong prescription for NHS pay. It ignores the fact that Agenda for Change has a proven track […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

Why the living wage matters: Gail Wilby

This is Living Wage Week, and UNISON is campaigning for a living wage for all its members

Article on the UNISON National site.

Living Wage week: Bolton College

Ashley Williams, a sports attendant at Bolton College, and college principal Marie Gilluley, explain why the living wage matters

Article on the UNISON National site.