Branch asks local councillors to support pay claim

We have written to all our district and county councillors to explain our pay claim for 2021 and to ask for their support.

Big win for UNISON as government throws out exit payment cap

In a major victory for UNISON and our members, the government has backed down and withdrawn plans for a £95k cap on exit payments in the public sector, following pressure from us.

Carers need support, not just applause

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.

Extra bank holiday for 2022

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.

UNISON demo

Winning for our members – £10,000 each for care workers denied travel time pay

UNISON has called on the government to end the practice of employers denying care staff wages for time spent travelling between visits to the sick and elderly, after UNISON won £100,000 back pay for 10 care workers.

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.

Consultation to start on local government pay offer

We will be consulting our local government and school members soon about the 2020 local government pay offer.

We are worth more than just a clap

UNISON’s head of local government and schools says something has changed in our fight for a fair pay rise.