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‘Real incentives’ needed for average workers to save for retirement

UNISON has responded to the government’s consultation on changes to tax relief arrangements for pensions by calling for a fairer system of tax relief on pension contributions. A fairer system would provide a real incentive for lower and averagely-paid workers to … More…


A criminal record for defending your job?

What does the trade union bill have in store for average workers, and the public who rely on their services? Imagine struggling to make the decision to go on strike … and being given an ASBO. Or tweeting your plan … More…

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Trade Union Bill: Government unveils strike law reforms

The Trade Union Bill will make it much harder to strike for a pay rise or challenge the behaviour of bad employers.  More…

UNISON’s NJC pay claim 2016-17

The local government pay claim aims to scrap NJC pay points below the Living Wage & calls for a flat rate increase of £1 per hr on all other pay points. More…