2021/22 NJC Pay Claim: Branch Consultation

The options on the pay claim were discussed and agreed by the UNISON NJC Committee on 5 October 2020. Branches are asked to consult members as widely as possible on the proposed options for the claim to find out members’ views and preferences.  If you want to know...

Personal Injury Settlements – August 2020

In August, UNISON helped members in the West Midlands receive £155,384  in Personal Injury Settlements. UNISON provides quality legal services for employment-related and non-work issues at no extra cost to members and their family. In fact, UNISON provides the...

The £95k cap on exit payments

Despite continued opposition from UNISON and others – the government is about to bring in a cap of £95,000 on public sector exit payments. The last vote in Parliament has taken place and the final regulations are awaited. Once this happens, there will be a 21-day...

Black History Month

For UNISON, Black History Month is a time to acknowledge and celebrate achievements of Black people throughout history. So Black History Month is a key time to Organise and provide an opportunity to discuss wider issues affecting the Black community. There are also...

Local Government Pension Scheme

The Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) has more than five million members – contributors, ‘deferred members’ and pensioners and is made of individual funds with assets running into billions of pounds. It has members in local government, education from primary to...