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Support EU citizens’ right to remain day of action

Join UNISON, in co-ordination with the New Europeans and the3million’s in the EU Right to Remain day of action.

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

New NHS plans must not be a smokescreen for further government cuts, says UNISON

The government must do more to reassure staff and the public that new NHS service delivery reforms are not a cover for further cuts, says UNISON. UNISON is concerned that the fast pace at which they are being pushed through risks undoing much of the good the proposals could potentially bring. UNISON head of health […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Branch of the Year Awards 2019

On Friday 7 February 2020 UNISON East Midlands celebrated all our hard working branch officers and activists at the annual Branch of the Year Awards. Congratulations to all our branches who were nominated and to our winners, details can be found below; Best Recruiting Small Branch – University of Leicester Best Recruiting Large Branch  – […]

Article, News on the UNISON East Midlands site.

UNISON brokers pension breakthrough for low-paid health workers

Hundreds of outsourced porters, catering, domestic and security staff in Northumbria are to get the same pension as NHS workers after a year of negotiations

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

UNISON ballots over pay at the Environment Agency

UNISON will ballot on pay from 14 March after the Environment Agency imposed an average 1.3% pay increase despite 90% of members rejecting that offer.   Here’s one workers’ story: “I love my job as I really enjoy working outdoors and  spend much of my week out and about driving between sites and walking stretches […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON celebrates becoming the UK’s biggest union

UNISON is marking becoming the UK’s biggest union by launching a month of recruitment activity today (Tuesday) to reach out to every worker in the country providing public services. The union has now more than 1.3 million people in its membership who work in education, local government, the NHS, the police service and the energy […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Unions call for a long overdue pay rise for hard-pressed council employees

Three unions representing more than 1.6 million local government employees in schools and councils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have submitted a pay claim that attempts to narrow the growing gap between declining wages and the rising cost of living. The claim for the year from next April seeks to move the lowest paid […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Fifteen minute care makeover from hell

Claire Sweeney stars in our new short film with a difference

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Regional Campaign Funds Update

Branches, Regional Committees and Regional Self Organised Group can bid for pots of funding for recruitment and campaigning initiatives.

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Blog: Support WASPI, Support State Pension Equality

by Jeanette Smith, UNISON Hampshire Local Government branch

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

New Year, Same Low Pay

The UNISON New Year begins in spring, with AGM season offering an opportunity to reflect on the previous year. But in many ways, any break is artificial. Many of the battles, concerns and issues that our union holds are long standing; in many places, such as Hampshire Health branch, work begun in 2016 will continue […]

News on the UNISON South East site.

East Surrey Hospital- Car Parking Charges

UNISON believes introducing the increase in charges with such a short notice period does not give members and staff ample time to prepare for such a rise.

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

One Day Without Us

On Monday February 20, to coincide with UN World Day of Social Justice, a migrant group call “One Day without Us” is inviting for 24 hours migrants from inside and outside the European Union, and everyone who supports them, to celebrate the contribution that migrants make to British Society. They are not asking people to […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

End-of-year accounts for 2016 – branch audits

Information for honorary branch auditors from UNISON head of audit John Nagle

News on the UNISON South East site.

LGBT History Month: Lesbians and Gays support the miners

As featured in the film Pride (2014)

Article, LGBT, News on the UNISON South East site.