NJC Pay Offer 2022

NJC PAY OFFER 2022/23 – MEMBER CONSULTATION UNISON will consult their members on whether to accept or reject the NJC 2022/23 pay offer of £1925. That’s the result of last week’s NJC committee meeting where North-West Branches voted 17 to 10 to reach out and get the views of the membership. The consultation is scheduled […]

We’re Worth More

UNIVERSITY OF CUMBRIA STAFF – VOTE YES IN THE UPCOMING HE PAY BALLOT UNIVERSITY OF CUMBRIA STAFF – VOTE YES IN THE UPCOMING HE PAY BALLOT Imagine watching the sun set over the countryside with a cold cider in your hand or feeling the hot sand squeeze between your toes as you walk along a […]

We Need More – NJC 2022

Times are tough, but you’re always better off in a union. UNISON, as part of the trade union side of the NJC for local government services along with Unite and GMB, have submitted their 2022/23 pay claim. The joint unions are looking to secure a raise of £2,000 or the current rate of RPI – […]

Local Government Reorganisation

LGR Latest These are uncertain times for local government workers in Cumbria. The disbanding of Cumbria County Council and the District councils to create two distinct Unitary authorities – Cumberland covering the north and west of the county and Westmorland and Furness covering the south and east – has left many council workers like you […]

Zero Hours Doesn’t Mean Zero Rights

Zero hours doesn’t mean zero rights – that’s the message from Britain’s biggest Trade Union to Cumbrian workers. With increasing numbers of staff in our care homes, hospitals and social care facing a casualisation of hours after almost a decade of cuts, public service union UNISON are calling on ‘as and when’ workers to get […]

Would you like to be part of UNISON’s team?

Our members are people working in the public services, for private contractors providing public services and essential utilities. Our public services are under major threat. Our members are working under extreme pressure but actively campaigning for services and jobs. The North West Region is currently recruiting 2 Local Fighting Fund Organiser’s to work with our […]

How To Influence Parliament

How can you begin to influence the UK Parliament and get your voice heard? How do you contact your MP?  What does the House of Lords do, and how can you contact them?  What are the different ways in which MP’s and Lords can raise issues on your behalf?  How do we make our laws, […]