Tag: Unison
10 months ago
inews.co.uk

Which schools are on strike in Scotland next week, and why the strikes are happening

Around three quarters of Scottish schools are expected to close for three days next week due to a strike by Unison

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11 months ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Kirklees Council: Key talks set to take place as Yorkshire council tries to avoid £50m deficit

Kirklees Council said it needs to cut costs and find savings to avoid running up a deficit of almost £50m.

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11 months ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Council facing deficit of almost £50m attempts to stave off bankruptcy

Kirklees Council said it needs to cut spending and find savings to avoid running up a deficit of almost £50m.

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over 1 year ago
hartlepoolmail.co.uk

Hartlepool to welcome ASLEF, UNISON and NASUWT union chiefs to Workers' Memorial Day service

Workers who have been killed or injured in accidents will be remembered during an annual service in Hartlepool.

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

NHS spends more than £1m a week hiring private ambulances for emergencies, Unison says

Unison says more than a dozen private companies are being used to plug widening gaps in services

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

NHS strikes: nurses to stage fresh strikes after RCN rejects government pay offer

Nursing unions have announced the results of a vote on the government’s pay offer, with Unison choosing to accept it ...

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over 1 year ago
telegraph.co.uk

Nurses to embark on most extreme strike yet despite thousands backing a new NHS pay deal

Narrow majority of 54pc of Royal College of Nursing members vote to reject offer of a five per cent rise with a cash ...

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over 1 year ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Why 'Buying British' can keep our country safe from rogue states - Greg Wright

Yorkshire’s world class companies should be playing a major role in protecting Britain from rogue states, during a ti...

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Ambulance strikes 2022: where in England and Wales are ambulance workers striking? Map and list o...

Thousands of 999 call handlers, ambulance technicians, paramedics and their colleagues working for ambulance services...

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Ambulance strikes UK: what plans are in place? Government advice for emergencies and when to call...

The government said its priority is to protect the public who may need access to emergency services

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Just 15 percent of emergency patients will get ambulance in tomorrow's historic strike

Only a fraction of emergency patients are being guaranteed ambulances in the North West during the strikes on Wednesd...

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over 1 year ago
liverpoolworld.uk

Ambulance service Christmas strike dates in Merseyside confirmed

Thousands of ambulance workers will strike before and after Christmas Day.

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

UK locations where ambulance workers will strike and why - explained

Thousands of 999 call handlers, ambulance technicians, paramedics and their colleagues working for ambulance services...

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Your rights when taking part in strike action and if you get paid explained

There are certain conditions which have to be met in order for strikes to be lawful

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

NHS trusts put cost of living measures in place for struggling staff

A number of NHS trusts across England have put measures in place to help support staff through the cost of living cri...

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Unison NHS healthcare members are voting on strikes - ballot explained

NHS workers in other unions, including nurses and ambulance staff, are also being balloted for strikes

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almost 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Strike vote for food inspectors could lead to Christmas turkey shortages

The meat industry is at risk of standstill over a staff pay dispute, Unison warns

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almost 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Nurses, ambulance hospital staff to be balloted on potential future strike action

Strike action could leave services on ‘life and limb’ coverage, but unions argue staffing shortages are already havin...

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almost 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Environment Agency staff to vote on strike action in row over pay

The union warned it could see the first industrial action over pay in the organisation’s 26-year history

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almost 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Council strikes in Scotland suspended following new pay offer from Cosla

Council workers in Scotland had been preparing to strike which would have resulted in schools being closed

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almost 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Public sector workers skipping meals, taking out loans due to cost of living crisis

‘It’s been a real struggle and we’ve had to borrow money off family and go to food banks’

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almost 2 years ago
northamptonchron.co.uk

Union tables claim to increase pay rise offered by Northampton mental health hospital

If an agreement is not made, UNISON will ballot members

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almost 2 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

University nursery staff and parents say ‘save our crèche’ as consultation announced

STUDENT parents and nursery staff are rallying to save their crèche as the city university announces a consultation w...

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almost 2 years ago
scotsman.com

Scottish police officers to receive 5% pay rise after months of negotiations

Police officers in Scotland will receive a 5 per cent pay raise backdated to April following months of deadlock.

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almost 2 years ago
telegraph.co.uk

Scottish councils threaten ‘pile up’ of rubbish as they vote to strike over ‘miserly’ pay rise

Schools could also remain shut after the summer break in what could be the biggest walkout in a decade

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about 2 years ago
scotsman.com

Tens of thousands of NHS staff in Scotland balloted for industrial action

Tens of thousands of NHS staff in Scotland are being balloted for industrial action amid fury over a below-inflation ...

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Care workers continue ‘last resort’ strike action over claims of ‘fire and rehire’

Labour MPs, trade union leaders and thousands of members of the public have voiced support for the striking care workers

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about 2 years ago
northantstelegraph.co.uk

'It's a slap in the face' - union blasts NNC councillor payrise following public outcry

There’s been growing anger among local people after NNC councillors gave themselves a pay bump

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about 2 years ago
northantstelegraph.co.uk

'It's a slap in the face' - union blasts NNC councillor payrise following public outcry

There’s been growing anger among local people after NNC councillors gave themselves a pay bump

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about 2 years ago
mirror.co.uk

Carer faces giving up 'job she loves' as soaring fuel costs eat 75% of her wages

Linda Campbell from Ceredigion said she loves "every minute" of her 12 years spent as a carer, looking after those in...

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over 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

NHS in danger of losing staff to supermarkets and coffee shops without better pay, says Unison

Lower wages means 999 call handlers, healthcare assistants, medical secretaries and cleaners are among those being te...

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over 2 years ago
mirror.co.uk

Government has 'no sign of any plan' to solve NHS staffing crisis, damning report says

Trolley waits once admitted were also at a record high and October also saw the highest number of 999 calls on record

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about 3 years ago
mirror.co.uk

Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins enforces 'no jab, no job' policy for staff

Charlie Mullins, owner of the £50million business, previously warned that new recruits would be refused employment if...

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over 3 years ago
mirror.co.uk

Matt Hancock doesn't rule out mandatory vaccinations for NHS staff

The Health Secretary said the measure wasn't being proposed "at this stage" - and said there would be a review into t...

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over 3 years ago
mirror.co.uk

Minister suggests 1% pay rise for nurses shows gratitude to NHS Covid heroes

Nadine Dorries said the real terms cut was "what we can afford" and argued it's an "acknowledgement" of their hard wo...

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over 3 years ago
mirror.co.uk

Boss says staff would crawl naked on snow for vaccine as he makes jabs mandatory

The 'no jab, no job' concept has attracted huge debate in recent weeks, with care home operator Barchester Healthcare...

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over 3 years ago
mirror.co.uk

Women key workers losing sleep and worry for kids' mental health during pandemic

A new survey by UNISON found three in five female key workers are worried about the mental health of their children a...

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