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UNISON warns against outsourcing of NHS support services staff

UNISON has warned health chiefs that any outsourcing of support service functions is “likely to lead to opposition” from members.

Academy chiefs helping themselves?

Leaders of academy schools are spending taxpayers’ money on luxury hotels, top-end restaurants, first-class travel, pri

UNISON seeking legal advice for EU migrant members 

In the wake of the Brexit vote last month, many EU migrant workers are worried about their status in the UK.

New government must reverse the trend towards NHS privatisation

UNISON has welcomed the decision by NHS England to close the Strategic Projects Team (SPT), the controversial consultancy associated with many of t

Time to debate LGPS changes as petition hits 100,000 signatures, says UNISON

Government proposals to force the 89 local government pension funds to invest in infrastructure projects have prompted over 100,000 people to sign

Competition: ‘Shopping by Bike’

UNISON Northern Ireland wins battle over salary payments

UNISON Northern Ireland celebrated a victory this week as health minister Michelle O’Neill halted the introduction of monthly salary payments to re

Recovery begins in Ecuador

Government to press on with decision to land student nurses with debts of more than £50,000

Responding to the announcement today (Thursday) that the government is to plough ahead with scrapping nursing bursaries and replacing them with loa

UNISON calls for end to NHS privatisation after consultancy failures

UNISON has today (Thursday) welcomed the decision by NHS England to shut the Strategic Projects Team (SPT) consultancy.


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There remains an “urgent need” to raise the national minimum wage to the level of a “proper...


On 21 July, the UN Security Council held its first meeting to discuss candidates for the next UN...


Statement attributable to Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Syria Representative, on attacks in Qamishli and...

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