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UNISON welcomes moves to protect apprentices

‘Largest apprenticeship provider in the north of England’ signs up to UNISON apprenticeships charter

Article on the UNISON National site.

Funding review ‘must recognise real cost of providing quality college education’

UNISON reacts to minister’s announcement of review into English further education funding, alongside ‘efficiency and resilience’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Moray activists fight possible Valentine’s massacre

Branch members take anti-cuts campaign to the streets as they count down to council meeting that could slash services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Local government pay consultation

Members in schools and councils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are being consulted on two-year pay offer

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Hartlepool signs up for ethical care

North-East council becomes the latest to commit itself to UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter

News on the UNISON National site.

Our school and council workers deserve fair pay – bilingual English Welsh leaflet

A joint union leaflet (UNISON, GMB, Unite) aimed at the general public making the case for local government and school workers to get a decent pay rise. Bilingual Welsh/English

Media on the UNISON National site.

Securing Equality – A guide to using the Public Sector Equality Duty to fight local cuts

A guide to using the Public Sector Equality Duty to fight cuts, attacks on pay and conditions and discrimination by public service employers. It explains what the duty is and how you can use it, drawing on successful campaigns to date.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Care companies must give back pay to staff who do sleep-ins, says UNISON

Charities and care companies that have paid staff one-off payments for overnight sleep-ins should not be exempt from paying the national minimum wage, says UNISON. Claims for back pay could cost the sector £400m according to Mencap. UNISON believes care workers should be paid at least the minimum wage for work they have already done […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Gender pay gap still a problem, delegates hear

Local government conference debates measures to tackle the issue, as the pay gap and the glass ceiling still exist

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON pledges campaign to fight cuts to council funding

‘Our broad range of services are needed more than ever’ delegates hear as union local government conference gets under way

Article on the UNISON National site.