The Trade Union Bill currently before Parliament is unfair, unnecessary and undemocratic.
UNISON is campaigning with the TUC and other unions to oppose this attack on the rights of working people and their unions.
Sign the online petition to stop employers using agency temps to break strikes.
As the Conservative Party Conference meets in Manchester this year, thousands of trade union members and supporters will march through the city, taking a clear message to the party about its government’s damaging programme of austerity and attacks on the rights of working people and their unions.
For more details, see the TUC website.
UNISON is backing the TUC’s housing charter for young people in the private rented sector.
The charter calls for urgent action by the government to address the housing crisis facing young people today and to strengthen tenants’ rights and conditions by making private renting more affordable, secure and decent.
Continue reading UNISON BACK TUC YOUNG WORKERS HOUSING CHARTER
In the July 2015 Budget the Chancellor announced that workers on the minimum wage would be getting a pay rise. What he didn’t say was that changes to tax credits will actually leave them worse off. Continue reading DON’T TAKE THE (TAX) CREDIT
Commenting on the Labour leadership result UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: On the 12th September “Today people for the first time in a decade are hearing a message of hope.
“A clarion call that there is another way, an alternative message that it doesn’t need to be like this. People see in Jeremy a politician who has created a wave, a vision of a better, kinder world that works for everyone, not just a self-serving few.
“Jeremy has ignited a spark of hope, a spark that had been dampened for decades. This is a chance to claim back the heart and the soul of the party and make it our Labour Party once more.”
It is our ‘humanitarian and moral duty’ to act over refugee crisis
UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis speaks at TUC race relations fringe
Continue reading REFUGEE CRISIS
Councils sign up to support campaign against transatlantic trade deal that threatens democracy.
Continue reading CAMPAIGN AGAINST TTIP GAINS MOMENTUM
UCU, Unite and EIS dispute meetings have concluded today. UNISON attended in an observer capacity.
The dispute process failed to reach a resolution. UCU, Unite and EIS remain in dispute and will be meeting with their appropriate national committees during the coming weeks to determine next steps. As a Branch we will keep you updated on any developments.
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