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UNISON to consider national employer’s final pay offer 2016/17 for higher education

University employers have made a final offer of 1.1% increase on all points from 1 August 2016, with additional payments at the lower end of the pa

UNISON sponsors Merthyr Rising Festival

UNISON has agreed a sponsorship deal with the organisers of this year’s Merthyr Rising Festival, the three-day festival of music, arts and ideas th

The Trade Union Bill – how we campaigned for key changes

This week the Trade Union Bill went back to the House of Commons.

Special statement from UNISON Cymru Wales on ambulance tragedy

The collision between two Welsh ambulances in North Wales yesterday has devastated both UNISON and all staff at the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Tr

Election – who shall I vote for??

No – we aren’t telling you who to vote for!  But hopefully giving you some guidance how to use the somewhat complicated Holyrood voting system to v

As we condemn the Trade Union Bill we shouldn’t overlook what our campaigning has achieved

For months our union—including tens of thousands of our members—has fought the government’s unnecessary and restrictive Trade Union B

Rhondda Cynon Taf becomes latest council to condemn TTIP

UNISON has congratulated Rhondda Cynon Taf council for becoming the latest local authority to condemn the secret Transatlantic Trade and Investment

Further education workers demand a decent pay rise

Further education workers in England are calling for a pay rise of £1 an hour, together with a minimum rate in line with the living wage, in this y

“My employer ‘gave’ me to someone else”

Hopeful migrant workers receive training on their rights, prior to departure for construction industry jobs in the Middle East (credit: CEC, India

In 2016 we should be able to design workplaces where no-one has to die as a result of their job

Remember the dead and fight for the living.


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