One Team 2K – Branch Briefing 16 September 2 – 3pm

UNISON has submitted a Pay Claim to the Government calling on them to ensure that every NHS employee receives an increase of at least £2,000 by the end of this year. This represents an additional £1 an hour which would make a real difference for all staff. UNISON members delivered a letter to the Prime Minister urging […]

Car parking charges to be scrapped for Lincolnshire NHS staff

Health workers at the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust are to be allowed to park for free at work following an agreement reached with UNISON today (Friday).  After a two-year campaign, charges at Lincoln County Hospital, Grantham and District Hospital, Pilgrim Hospital Boston and County Hospital Louth will be axed, saving employees up to £300 a year.  UNISON East Midlands regional organiser Elliot Dean said; “This […]

Nomination for General Secretary

UNISON East Midlands Regional Council has agreed to nominate Christina McAnea as the next General Secretary of UNISON Click on the link below for the statement that has been issued in accordance with the rules of the election C McAnea statement

News for Members of the East Midlands Gas (Southern) Branch

CBS Consultation Update 03/09/2020

UNISON wins full sick pay for care staff in Northamptonshire 

Care staff employed by Northamptonshire County Council will get their sick pay increased from four weeks to six months, following a campaign by UNISON Northants County Branch. UNISON have secured an agreement with the local authority that employees working under the Olympus Care Services banner will now receive the same entitlement as other county council staff. Previously, these workers would have to struggle […]

UNISON Staff Step Up This September

UNISON East Midlands’ members have been running themselves ragged this year, so our staff are going to lace up their running shoes to do the same for you. Staff from every team have signed up for Step Up September, a month-long challenge raising money in aid of There for You, UNISON’s welfare charity. Donate here […]

Npower Transition to E.On Meter Operations – Joint Union Statement

The company and the Trade Unions have begun consultation around the integration of Npower field operations into E.ON planned for November 2020. You can read the full statement below; Joint Statement – Meter Operations

New survey will reveal state of NHS staff car parking

Some sites already charging staff again – even as COVID-19 pandemic continues

British Gas Proposed Changes to Terms and Conditions Negotiations Update

UNISON has now concluded its consultative survey of members in British Gas on the key questions of support for industrial action. Thank you for taking time to complete the survey which has demonstrated again, that members are resolute in lending support to an industrial action ballot of UNISON members in response to the issuance of […]

UNISON local government staff accept new pay deal

UNISON council workers have today agreed to accept a 2.75% pay offer for this year. Staff in the local government sector voted two to one (66%) in favour of the 2020/21 pay award, which will apply to England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The union’s national joint council committee accepted the offer from employers but said it […]