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UNISON joins social work campaign

UK social work organisations have agreed to campaign collectively to safeguard their profession – and the people who rely on them in a time of need. In a statement late last week, the organisations condemned the impact of welfare transformation … More…


George Osborne wants to know how to ‘get more for less’

The Chancellor wants to find more ways to cut public services Dave Prentis, UNISON general secretary blogs: The Chancellor George Osborne has just sent an open letter to all public sector workers asking how they can “get more for less.” … 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…

£300 UNISON learning grant for school support staff

Teaching assistants & school support staff can now apply for a Personal Learning  Development Grant of £300 to help develop their career.  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…