Important UNISON elections – make sure you use your vote!

Ballot papers are landing for elections to UNISON’s National Executive Council (NEC). The NEC is the most senior body of members in the union, and it makes the most important decisions on how UNISON can be the best possible trade union for you and your colleagues at work. You may not have heard of the […]

Pay update for school and council workers

Members working in schools and local councils will be consulted on the 2022 pay offer.

Use your vote! Local government service group elections

Our branch has nominated Ken Curran and Helen Gray to be our representatives on UNISON’s Local Government Service Group Executive.

Election time – make sure your voice is heard!

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.


Recruit a Friend Returns!

Increased prize fund for our popular ‘Recruit a Friend’ campaign, which includes a prize draw fund of £875 plus a £20 voucher for the recruiter.

AGMs are on!

Our Annual General Meetings (AGMs) are always great events and are well attended by members across North Yorkshire. This year will be rather different.

Christina McAnea elected our new General Secretary

Christina McAnea has been elected as general secretary of UNISON, the UK’s largest union.


Use your vote!

Branch members are being reminded to use their vote as UNISON seeks to elect a new General Secretary.

Branch Statement on General Secretary Election

Our branch has nominated Christina McAnea to be the next general Secretary of UNISON.

NJC Pay Award for Local Government Workers Confirmed

Local government members vote to accept the 2020/21 pay award of 2.75% back dated to 1 April 2020.