Caterers in Lincolnshire hospitals threatened with redundancy

Despite employer making multi-million-pound profits.

Launch of Schools Checklist for September

UNISON, along with some of the other unions in schools, has produced a checklist covering all school settings, including special schools. It’ll help school staff and reps have discussions with school leaders about their plans for safe reopening, and assist them in completing a thorough risk assessment that addresses the issues that concern you. 👇 Schools […]

Turn appreciation and applause for NHS staff into an early wage rise

Public want health pay rise straight away

Staffing, safety and vulnerable children must be priority for schools’ return

Responding to plans published today (Thursday) by the government for the full return of schools from September, UNISON head of education Jon Richards said: “Everyone wants all children to return to the classroom as soon as possible. There are still issues, though, around staffing and safety. “Test and trace must get a whole lot better for social […]

Joint union letters issued to all headteachers, MAT CEOs and Local Authorities

UNISON, NEU, GMB and Unite have sent joint letters centrally to all headteachers, MAT CEOs and Local Authorities in England. The purpose of the letters is to show understanding for the predicament they have been put in by the government and to urge them to work with us to only increase pupil numbers when it […]

A fresh attempt to rescue 98 care jobs in crisis hit care homes across Leicestershire has been launched by UNISON

UNISON has been campaigning against cuts proposed by Leicestershire County Care Ltd that would hit the wages and conditions of employment of 98 staff employed in the 13 former council care homes across Leicestershire. Plans to cut pay of some care workers by 30% together with reductions to holiday, sick pay and maternity benefits were […]