Our union is proud to be a member-led, democratic union. Members are being encouraged to take part in elections to the National Executive Council, with ballot papers out now.
In a major victory for UNISON and our members, the government has backed down and withdrawn plans for a £95k cap on exit payments in the public sector, following pressure from us.
Hundreds of young soldiers have returned to the Army Foundation College, near Harrogate, and there has now been an outbreak of Covid. We have raised our concerns directly with the Government. our new General Secretary and Labour’s Shadow Defence Secretary have also taken up the case.
Christina McAnea has been elected as general secretary of UNISON, the UK’s largest union.
UNISON and NEU demand answers from Education Secretary about the number of children being allowed to attend schools during the lockdown, and also correct statements he made about our advice to members.
UNISON has called for libraries to stay completely closed, to protect library workers and their families.