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%.

My Job, or My Life?

Adam Ridley came to us for help when his employer discriminated against him due to his long-term health condition. He won his claim and was awarded over £22,000.

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In a major victory for UNISON and our members, the government has backed down and withdrawn plans for a £95k cap on exit payments in the public sector, following pressure from us.

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.

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.

Winning for our members – pregnant care worker wins £1,800 in unpaid wages

Care worker wins £1,826 in unpaid wages after being unable to work due to her pregnancy and COVID-19.

Branch Meetings Cancelled

In line with national advice from UNISON, all branch meetings are cancelled until 31 May 2020.

UNISON demo

It’s AGM time again!

UNISON is a democratic, member-led trade union and every year we hold our Annual General Meeting across five nights and five venues to maximise the opportunities for as many members as possible to attend. The Annual General Meeting is open to all branch members and is your chance to meet branch officers, find out about […]