UNISON has welcomed the return of clap for carers this week, but we urge both the public and politicians to start focussing more on pay and practical support than applause and appreciation.
UNISON has called for libraries to stay completely closed, to protect library workers and their families.
The government has announced an extra bank holiday in 2022. Moving the late spring bank holiday will mean a long weekend with Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June becoming bank holidays.
Local government members vote to accept the 2020/21 pay award of 2.75% back dated to 1 April 2020.
Local government is set to be reorganised across York and North Yorkshire, with District Councils being abolished in favour of one or more unitary councils(s).
Councils forced to pick up the pieces from failing test and trace system in England.
Ballot papers have gone out this week to all our members who work in local government, schools and the National Parks, following confirmation of the final offer in respect of the 2020/21 pay claim.
Covid-19 has fundamentally changed the game for everyone when it comes to protecting yourself and your colleagues in the workplace. We are looking to recruit a Safety Representative in each of the over 900 workplaces where we have members.