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 […]

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.

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.

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Huge range of member learning opportunities

Learning doesn’t need to stop when we leave formal education and if we want to move forward in a career then continuous learning is essential. Many of us will not have had positive early education experiences, and returning to learning can be daunting. But UNISON, and the partners we work with, will ensure that if […]

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In a major victory for UNISON and our members, the government has backed down and withdrawn plans for a £95k cap on exit payments in the public sector, following pressure from us.

UNISON demo

We’ve donated £5,500 to local food banks

We have donated a total of £5,500 to local food banks in North Yorkshire this year, as demand for food banks continues to rise.

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.