Pay restraint is a ‘cruel blow’ for those working tirelessly in the pandemic

Responding to reports the chancellor of the exchequer is preparing to impose a pay cap on most public sector workers, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said; “Key workers across ​all public services remain at the heart of the fight against Covid. “​Reports of pay ​restraint ​for all but frontline NHS staff would be a ​cruel body blow to ​other health, care and public service employees working tirelessly to get […]

Dave Prentis to stand down as UNISON general secretary

Today our general secretary, Dave Prentis, has announced that he is to stand down at the end of the year. He has been general secretary of UNISON since 2001, and will now retire on 31 December, when his term of office ends. Commenting on his decision, Dave Prentis said: “I’ve been so proud to serve as […]