Library service in peril

Public paying the price as they lose their local library or face increasing charges, dwindling opening hours and shrinking staffing levels

Article on the UNISON National site.

Union campaigning persuades council to convene full meeting

Herefordshire council cabinet decides to call a special meeting of the full council on Friday 24 May for an open debate on cuts proposals

Article on the UNISON National site.

NHS sees increased competition with any qualified provider

Any qualified provider is a way of commissioning services that opens up the NHS to a huge range of different providers, as patients will choose from a list of providers for a growing number of healthcare services

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to fight government plans to abolish probation service

The Ministry of Justice sets out its plans to radically reform the way in which probation services are delivered in England and Wales with the privatisation of 70% of probation work in 21 new contract areas

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON tells Herefordshire council to ‘come clean’ over cuts

UNISON members back campaign to resist heavy job cuts and destruction of non-statutory public services in Herefordshire

Article on the UNISON National site.

Herefordshire council announces another devastating dose of austerity medicine

UNISON demands to know what has happened since February budget and pledges to fight to save jobs and services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Resistance must be based on ‘sound analysis’

MacAskill tells Cardiff May Day rally of UNISON’s ‘potential big idea’ to boost the Welsh economy

Article on the UNISON National site.

Osborne told to back down over Robin Hood tax

UNISON condemns chancellor for meddling with Robin Hood Tax outside the UK

Article on the UNISON National site.

TUC launches Future That Works campaign

Campaign will champion jobs and services and build to the general election

Article on the UNISON National site.

Young UNISON member addresses the Welsh Assembly

Yesterday was International Workers’ Day, and Ryan Jones, the chair of the UNISON national young members forum, addressed the Welsh Assembly on young workers

Article on the UNISON National site.