East Midlands devolution deal is crumbs off a rich man’s table

In response to the government’s announcement that Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and their cities will be united under an elected mayor, UNISON East Midlands are concerned that the region has been short changed. The £1.14bn deal over 30 years, or £38m per year, amounts to £516 per head for the 2.207m residents living within in the combined […]

Nottingham needs more female councillors. Will you stand up?

UNISON has one million women members – more than two thirds of our union – who lead our campaigns and workplace branches. Could you take the next step and become a councillor? Nottingham City has local council elections next year and Labour’s Local Government Committee are on the search for the city’s next female leaders. […]

Public Services Need More than Just Applause!

Join the fightback – No more cuts or job losses protest in Nottingham

Health workers suffered ‘bullying’ as they cared for dying patients at Nottingham Hospitals Trust

Staff caring for end-of-life coronavirus patients at Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham have been subjected to ‘horrendous’ bullying, intimidation, harassment, discrimination and victimisation. The union are raising a collective grievance on behalf of more than 20 employees at the Trust who were reassigned to look after the Covid-19 patients at the Queen’s Medical Centre in […]

Nottingham needs strong confident leadership not a retreat into submission

500 staff are being invited to leave the Council with a payoff as senior leaders decide to downsize in response to Covid-19 challenges