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School Uniform Grant

There For You – UNISON’s welfare fund – are offering help for members struggling to pay for school uniform.   Applications will be made online and a link to apply will be added to the bottom of this webpage when the grant is live. The grant will open on 29 May 2024 for 750 applications […]

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UNISON’s SGE Elections 2024

Dear LAS UNISON Members, The ballot for UNISON’s Service Group Elections opens on Monday 22 April. You will receive an email ballot paper and a postal ballot, use either to decide who will represent your views. This is your chance to decide who will make decisions on our behalf about what pay, terms and conditions […]

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UNISON beats government in Supreme Court

Judges have told employers they’ll no longer be able to discipline their staff for taking part in legal strike action in a UK Supreme Court ruling today (Wednesday), says UNISON. The union, which took the case on behalf of care worker Fiona Mercer, says the government must now act quickly to change the law and […]

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Ambulance workplace culture needs to change, says UNISON

Commenting on the findings of the independent review of the culture in ambulance services published on February 15th, UNISON acting head of health Helga Pile said: “All too often ambulance workers are expected to be superhuman and put up with whatever is thrown at them. “But the reality is that there’s a huge personal cost if employees are […]

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Put pay right and start to solve the NHS’ many problems, says UNISON

A proper pay rise for NHS staff in England this year is essential if there is to be any hope of filling the huge vacancies hole and stopping waiting lists from spiralling, says UNISON today (Friday).   The union – representing ambulance workers, nurses, cleaners, medical secretaries, occupational therapists, porters and a whole host of other […]

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