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Government changes to wage claims will hit low paid workers hardest

Commenting on the announcement from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills that from 1 July 2015 the government will limit claims for unlawful deductions of wages to a period of two years, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “This … More…


Social work and family court transparency

UNISON has launched a survey of social work members to gather information on their experiences of court work, how well prepared, trained and supported they are by their employers, and their opinions on the impact of naming social workers when … More…

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Winter Fuel Grant

With rising fuel costs and another cold winter many members are worried about how they’re going to pay their bills.

Help is on hand “There for You” has set up a limited fund to help UNISON members on low income by way of a one-off payment of up to £40 to help pay for winter fuel costs. More…

Decent jobs week 15‑21 December

Millions of people in the UK are trapped in low-paid, insecure jobs. The TUC’s Decent Jobs Week shines a light on our growing jobs crisis.  More… 

Social media advice for office Xmas parties!

Read our advice on what not to do at the office Xmas party… it could save you a whole lot of heartache come the New Year!  More…

Local Government members vote to accept pay offer

Members in local government and schools have voted to accept the Local Government Association’s pay offer.  More…