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 […]

2023 Pay Offer Confirmed for Council and School Workers

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

Council and school members approve pay award

UNISON members working in schools and local government have voted to accept the pay award for 2022, which is £1,925 a year on all spinal points.

Pay update for school and council workers

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

Free coach to Donny Races!

We are running a free coach for members and their families to the UNISON race day at Doncaster Races on Saturday 30 July.

Unions submit pay claim for local government and school workers

Significant pay boost vital to meet spiralling costs as unions call for at least £2,000 pay rise for local government and school workers.

Probation staff need a pay rise!

The joint trade unions within the Probation Service have lodged a three-year pay claim on behalf of our members as inflation heads towards 10%.

Employers refuse to reopen pay talks

Local government employers refuse to reopen discussions on pay despite 80% rejection of 1.75%.

School and council workers deserve a better pay rise

UNISON, along with GMB and Unite, are to move to a national strike ballot following the overwhelming rejection of the 1.75% pay offer which is another real-terms pay cut for our members.