Sign the Petition to help the Ava White Foundation

The Regional Women’s Committee is appealing to all UNISON Members to help the Ava White Foundation to collect 75,000 signatures on a petition by 3 August 2024. The petition wants to make it mandatory for bleed control kits to be accessible in all public places such as schools, shopping centres and transport hubs. This will […]

FAQ’s about the upcoming General Election

The Prime Minster, Rishi Sunak has called a General Election for 4 July 2024. That leaves people who aren’t yet eligible with enough time to get themselves on the electoral register. Here’s everything you need to know about how to Register so that you can cast a Vote to choose your local MP. What is […]

UNISON’s Year of the LGBT+ Worker

  This year is very special, because if you haven’t heard, UNISON is… Celebrating 2024 – the Year of LGBT+ worker! UNISON fights discrimination and prejudice in the workplace on behalf of its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender plus (LGBT+) members.  Equality for LGBT+ Members is part and parcel of building a fairer society. It […]

NJC Pay Offer 2024

UNISON’s 2024 Pay Claim • An increase of at least £3,000 or 10% (whichever is greater) on all spinal column points In addition: Reviews of the gender, ethnicity and disability pay gaps in local government A 2-hour reduction in the working week with no detriment An additional day of annual leave for personal or well-being […]

National Learning at Work Week 2024

Explore the power of learning during this year’s national Learning at Work Week, which runs from 13-17 May this year. Learning at Work Week is an annual event that highlights the importance and benefits of learning and development – and this year’s programme is no exception. It’s a great chance to try out short versions of some […]

Join UNISON for Workers Memorial Day

  No-one should ever head out to work and not come home again. Imagine the absolute heartache of a loved one rushing out of the door to go and do a shift and never seeing them alive again. That’s the importance of health and safety at work. It’s not to do with bureaucracy or red […]

NJC Pay Claim 2024 for Council & Schools

The UNISON NJC Committee met on 13 November 2023 to consider the contents of the NJC pay claim for 2023, as well as the process for consulting members. The Committee launched a short consultation of regions on its proposed headline claims.  Having received wide endorsement of those proposals, The Committee is now asking branches to […]

Equal Pay FAQ’s – Latest

What if I haven’t already completed a Case Form? It is still possible to be part of the current equal pay claim if you submit a Case Form by 28 November 2023. If you are not a member you can still be part of the claim but you must join by 28 November 2023 and […]

Important Equal Pay Update – It’s not too late to claim!

Equal Pay – it’s not too late to be part of the claim! UNISON communicated with you recently in respect of a potential equal pay claim. There was a tight deadline to meet in order for the claim to be protected. This claim has now been protected and it is possible to add further names […]

Additional Information Requested For Potential Equal Pay Claims

If you have recently filled in the streamlined Case Form indicating that you wished to be part of a collective equal pay case, in order to progress your case, we now need some further information. This includes the following: Your terms and conditions i.e. your Contract of Employment, that you should have received when you […]