Energy Support Fund

Important information The Energy Support Fund will open on 27 September, with grants of £200 available to support low income members with their energy costs. Due to finite funds, we can only accept 2,000 applications. 1,000 will be released at 8.30am and 1,000 at 5pm. In previous rounds of this fund, demand has been so […]

Meet UNISON – Hambleton Civic Centre

UNISON is coming to the Hambleton Civic Centre in Northallerton on Wednesday 31 May, to talk to members and meet new members.

TUC upholds UNISON complaint about NEU recruiting school support workers

TUC upholds complaint against NEU and confirms that only UNISON, GMB and Unite are allowed to actively recruit and negotiate on behalf of school support workers.

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 […]

Strike Threat to Leisure Services in Selby and Tadcaster

UNISON members working on the Selby District Council leisure contract are being asked to vote yes to take strike action, after they reject a below-inflation pay award.

2023 Pay Offer Confirmed for Council and School Workers

Employers respond with flat rate increase for local government and school workers.

NEU strikes – advice for our school members

We support the NEU strike and we have issued advice to explain how school support staff can help by not undermining the strike. Our members in schools should not be asked, nor expected, to cover for teachers who are on strike.

Workers rights under threat

Analysis by the Work Foundation shows that the rights of millions of workers in the UK are under threat, with a disproportionate impact on women.