Commenting on remarks made today (Wednesday) to the Commons Public Accounts Committee by NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens, UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “It’s quite clear from the evidence today that the government’s claim to have ‘protected’ the NHS is a sham. Theresa May and Jeremy Hunt need to start listening […]
UNISON is backing a campaign launched today (Wednesday) to prevent employment rights enjoyed by millions from being scrapped after Brexit. The union is supporting a new bill that aims to ensure protection for employees that has been introduced by the European Union (EU) – and enshrined in British law – is not watered down once […]
UNISON members can help teaching union NASUWT with its annual survey into the true cost of education for families
I’m proud that Gail has been honoured with an OBE, and not just because I know how hard she works for UNISON members. I’m proud too because at time when our health service is under so much pressure, those who work behind the scenes to help our health service function deserve all the praise they can get.
Libraries are under threat – what’s happening with them in your area?
Last month, members of the public shared messages for all the public sector staff working over Christmas – and it’s been a huge hit
Activists can apply for substantial financial help for trade union and labour studies and women’s studies courses
Aside from rarely kept resolutions, the new year is an opportunity to reconsider our priorities, plans and aims for the year ahead – both personally and professionally – and think about the state of our communities, our country and our public services.
Without a backbone of administrative and clerical workers to help take the strain, our vital local services will collapse
Christmas turkey, pigs-in-blankets and meat stuffing could become health hazards under moves to scrap independent abattoir inspectors employed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), says UNISON today (Friday). More than three in five (62%) people would be less confident their festive meat treats would be safe to eat if this were to happen, according to […]