How UNISON has helped beat the January blues

The union kicked off 2018 with a month of individual successes, stirring calls to action and an ingenious new campaign. And that was just in January. Here are our ‘high 5’ highlights

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.
Flood defence works being carried out by the Environment Agency

UNISON members’ work on flood prevention and relief recognised

New Year Honours list includes MBEs for members working for the Environment Agency to protect the country from floods

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The Sound of Public Services

A UNISON trio are balancing their public service jobs with a new role – as rock stars

The Sound of Public Services

A UNISON trio are balancing their public service jobs with a new role – as rock stars

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

UNISON is ‘strong and stable’ WET conference hears

Water, environment and transport delegates debate a wide range of motions as their conference opens in Brighton

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

All emergency service workers want for Christmas is to be paid their worth

Responding to a TUC analysis published today (Friday) that found emergency service workers have suffered real pay cuts of up to £3,300 since 2011, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Every year emergency service workers put their lives on hold so the rest of us can enjoy the festive season. “We know they are there […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Huge pay divide between those at top and bottom in water industry, warns UNISON

An analysis of pay at the UK’s 19 water companies has revealed a chasm between those at the top and those at the bottom of the wages league, says UNISON today (Tuesday). The union has been pushing for a living wage to be paid across the entire UK water industry through its Making Waves for […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Shadow minister praises UNISON’s work for a living wage water industry

WET conference vows to keep up the pressure to ensure “the living wage for all in the water industry”

Article on the UNISON National site.

SGE election results

Download the summary results of this spring’s elections to the seven service group executives: local government, health, community, police and justice, higher education, energy, and water, environment and transport

Article on the UNISON National site.

Living wage in the water industry

Even on the proper living wage, it would take nearly 130 years for the lowest paid employees in the water industry to earn the same as the highest paid director in the sector does in 12 months, according to new research published by UNISON today (Wednesday). This analysis of pay at the UK’s 19 water […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.