Divide and rule won’t help the economic recovery

Chancellor’s plan is austerity plain and simple Commenting on the Chancellor’s comprehensive spending review today (Wednesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is austerity plain and simple. A decade of spending cuts left public services exposed when Covid came calling. The government is making the same disastrous mistake again. “Going after the pay of millions will be […]

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Health workers in London urge local MPs to back early pay rise for exhausted staff and to protect the NHS

Hundreds of health staff across London – including nurses, paramedics, cleaners, domestics and porters – are writing to the region’s 73 MPs asking them to back UNISON’s call for NHS staff to get an early pay rise in time for Christmas. Staff employed in hospitals, clinics and ambulance stations across London are urging local politicians to put their case to […]

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World Menopause Day

This Sunday, 18 October, is World Menopause Day. This day is to raise awareness of the health issues women face when approaching, during and beyond the menopause. As the union of a million women in public services, we take the menopause seriously. It’s a workplace issue – nearly 8 out of 10 menopausal women are […]

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