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West Midlands Ambulance Service wins back contract

Bringing the 111 and 999 services together should lead to “real improvements” for both patients and staff

Article on the UNISON National site.

Parliament debates UNISON’s public sector pay cap petition

UNISON’s petition calling on the government to scrap the public sector pay cap and give NHS, council, police and schools staff a decent pay rise will be debated today (Monday) in Parliament. Ahead of the debate, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has written to the Prime Minister to ask her why the Budget failed to […]

Article on the UNISON West Midlands site.

Award-winning work on mental health in Redditch and Bromsgrove

General secretary Dave Prentis visits branch to see first hand the practical help and support provided to members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘They are not just heroes within our union – they’re heroes to their communities too’

I’m proud of the job people who work in the health service do 24 hours a day, seven days a week: UNISON will always fight their corner against this government – by any means possible

Blogs, General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Birmingham Council job cuts will result in ‘closure of services’

UNISON reacts angrily to the announcement that a further 6,000 jobs will be cut at Birmingham City Council over the next four years

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON president tells Jarrow marchers – we can save the NHS

“We can save our NHS, but the time to act is now,” UNISON president Lucia McKeever told a rally in Nottingham during the People’s March for the NHS

Article on the UNISON National site.

Meat hygiene ballot – background

Yet our members in the agency work in some of the most awful working conditions in the country. Meat hygiene inspectors work covered in blood and faeces in order to protect the public and safeguard […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to launch public services manifesto

With less than a year to go to the general election, UNISON is launching its manifesto for public services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Taking the fair pay fight onto the streets

UNISON has hailed the local government strike as an overwhelming success, with more than one million public service workers on picket lines and at rallies in protest over their pay offer

Article on the UNISON National site.

Northern region gears up for #J10

Northern region UNISON members in local government and schools will be striking on 10 July against an offer which is derisory in the extreme

Article on the UNISON National site.

George Eliot members plan NHS peanuts pay protest

As part of the UNISON NHS Day of Protest members from George Eliot NHS trust and Coventry and Warwickshire health will be handing out pay packets full of peanuts

Article on the UNISON National site.

Are low pay and high prices hitting you?

As part of the local government NJC 2014 pay campaign in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, UNISON is running a survey to check the impact of falling pay and rising prices

Article on the UNISON National site.

Last week for local government members to vote for strike action over pay

There is just one week left in the NJC strike ballot with the last chance to request ballot papers on 18 June at noon, and the ballot closing on Monday 23 June.

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls on trust to clarify position

Union calls for clarification and for procurement process to be put on hold as George Eliot Hospital is ‘buddied’ with University Hospitals Birmingham

Article on the UNISON National site.

Support grows for living wage at Solihull Council

Lib Dem and Green councillors add support to Labour for the living wage to be implemented at Solihull Council

Article on the UNISON National site.