UNISON announces ambitious new proposals to avoid large scale fracking and bring millions in from the cold

Fracking could be thing of the past if homes were properly insulated

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Cuts in Social Services budgets laid bare in accounts of ‘Day in the life of social workers’

UNISON report into the difficulties facing social workers day to day

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

ONS figures on number of zero-hours contracts

The rise is risky employment contracts exposes the underlying weakness of economic recovery

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to consult members over meagre pay offer

UNISON is to consult more than 600,000 of its local government and school members over industrial action, following a meagre 1% pay offer made today

Article on the UNISON National site.

Treasury to benefit from paying local government workers living wage, says report

Report reveals bigger take for Treasury would reduce the cost of meeting the local government pay claim by 55%

Article on the UNISON National site.

Higher education strike – voices from the picket line

Universities and colleges across the country are facing disruption and closures today

Article on the UNISON National site.

Teaching assistants praised as a “class act”

29 November is a national celebration day to recognise the invaluable contribution made by teaching assistants

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to CIPD report into zero hours contracts

UNISON today insisted that huge numbers of zero hours contract jobs are unjustified and unsuitable for many public services, despite new CIPD report.

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Inflation forecasts a bitter pill for workers

The Treasury inflation forecasts spell more misery for hard-pressed workers, for those on fixed incomes and families across the UK

Article on the UNISON National site.

Public protection must be paramount

We know that the vast majority of nurses and midwives are good practitioners – we need a system for the many, not the few

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.