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Cadent Gas – Consultation on Hinckley Exit

Please see below update for UNISON members in Cadent Cadent Gas – Consultation on Hinckley Exit

National News for UNISON members in Cadent Gas

Re-Organisation Update #4 We have now had a first meeting with the business to discuss its reorganisation plans and next week a series of further meetings are planned. As a result of this meeting and other conversations the business agreed to extend the consultation period in recognition that a lot of information was still not […]

Statement on behalf of the Regional Black Members Committee about the Government Race commission Report

The survey has provided us with the evidence that Black Members have and continue to suffer on a daily basis in their workplaces racism

NHS pay campaign – two days of action begin

Our PAY UP NOW campaign is calling for the government to provide all NHS and health & social care workers with a; substantial, reasonable and quick pay rise. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, our NHS heroes and all keyworkers have stepped up risking their own health and wellbeing to support and protect the rest of society. […]

Multibillion-pound pharmaceutical firm snatches Derby workers’ sick pay, says UNISON

Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare has launched an attack on its staff’s sick pay, overtime rates and other conditions, UNISON reveals today (Wednesday). Hundreds of staff at the firm’s warehouses and offices in Derby and Harlow face losing overtime rates and a move to a six-day working week, which could leave some of them around £2,000 a […]

Keep early years safe and funded

Nursery schools and early years are currently required to remain open to all children. Scientists tell us we need to reduce contacts so that viral levels fall. Not including nurseries and early years in the lockdown is likely to undermine the safety of our communities as well as that of our members. UNISON and The […]

UNISON tells East Midlands Employers: “Protect Our Jobs”

UNISON branches across the region are asking bosses to promise job protection for staff, in recognition of their vital work during the COVID-19 pandemic and to alleviate job fears during economic uncertainty. UNISON wants employers to sign its Job Protection Agreement giving all staff a no compulsory redundancies guarantee. UNISON Regional Manager Rachel Hodson said: […]

UNISON urges government to stop meter readings

Non-essential activity should be stopped immediately to cut the risk of staff contracting and spreading COVID-19

Christina McAnea elected UNISON general secretary

‘I’m so grateful to everyone who voted for me and for the trust placed in me’

Lincolnshire hospitals need millions of pounds of urgent repairs

Crumbling hospital buildings across Lincolnshire require 87m worth of work to repair the damage after years of neglect. NHS Digital, which provides data to the NHS to help improve healthcare, has estimated that more than £5.8m is needed to tackle immediate, high-risk problems and avert major disruption to hospital services across Lincolnshire. An additional £32.1m will also be needed to tackle serious building […]