2021 Pay Claim – Summary

“UNISON and other local government unions have now submitted the following pay claim for 2021 to the Local Government Association. This is the body representing local authority employers in pay negotiations with trade unions. 2021 Pay Claim Calling for a substantial...

Save Our Services

Local councils have a huge funding gap – estimated at £10 billion in England, £1 billion in Scotland and £279 million in Wales. UNISON’s Save Our Services campaign has been fighting to get councils the emergency funding they need, and for more funding for...

EXIT CAP REGULATIONS WITHDRAWN BY GOVERNMENT

Jon Richards, UNISON Head of Local Government told the Staffordshire UNISON Branch: In a stunning setback for the Westminster government, it has had to abandon the law commonly known as the Exit Cap Regulations, which it only introduced on 4 November last year. In the...

UNISON needs more Safety Reps

The launch of the “Be on the safe side” campaign, has already resulted in over 1000 expressions of interest to become a Safety Rep. However we still need more , for further information on what the Safety Reps role entails please see here. The COVID-19...

Heartlands Hospital Porter Dispute

Porters at Heartlands Hospital are fighting for workplace justice These low-paid workers are literally risking their lives in the pandemic while well-paid hospital bosses want to fire and rehire them on worse terms and conditions to introduce new rotas that will mean...

Winter Fuel Grants 2021

Get Help Staying Warm This Winter Are you on a low income? Help is on hand If you’re worried about the cost of turning the heating on this winter, our winter fuel grants scheme will be launched on 25 January. Grants of up to £200 will be available – a huge increase on...