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Court of Appeal confirms holiday pay ruling for workers

Thousands of employees whose wages are partly based on commission moved a step closer today (Friday) towards claiming holiday pay previously denied

The battle for decent pay must be fought both at home and abroad

Today is World Day for Decent Work, when the International Trade Union Confederation marks the day in support of decent work for all people of work

Delegates highlight danger of further privatisation in probation

Delegates to the UNISON police and justice conference in Southport highlighted the problems caused by increasing privatisation in the probation sec

Policing on the cheap?

UNISON will oppose moves to replace police staff with low-paid workers and unpaid volunteers, the union’s police and justice conference decided tod

When it comes to fracking, does democracy count for much?

by. Credit: John Cobb / Greenpeace A frack free zone sign pinned to railings in front of Blackpool Tower, Lancashire Image caption...

Delegates highlight changes to probation service negotiation

Negotiation in the probation service is changing, UNISON’s police and justice conference heard during a lively debate today.

Black worker representation in the police and justice sector ‘going in the wrong direction’

A white applicant to the police force has a better chance of getting a job than a Black applicant in more than two thirds of UK force

All We Can responds to Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

On 4 October Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti.

‘United, we can win’ says Dave Prentis as he joins Derby picket

“United together, we will win this dispute!” That was the message general secretary Dave Prentis took with him as he joined striking teaching assis

Teaching assistants urge public to support their dispute with Derby council

Derby teaching assistants – striking today (Thursday) for the eighth time since the city council cut their pay in June – are taking their campaign