Financial assistance

If you are a member and you are experiencing financial difficulties, whether due to coronavirus or other circumstances, There for You can offer you support, including one-off grants. School Clothing Grant 2022 Winter fuel grant COVID-19 response fund Other financial assistance UNISON benefits calculator UNISON budget planner Help with debt School Clothing Grant 2022 There […]

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How to support Ukraine

UNISON is working with the international trade union movement to mobilise support for those affected by the war in Ukraine – and branches and members can help too No one can fail to be moved by the scenes of terrified civilians taking shelter underground or of the hundreds of thousands of women and children desperately […]

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Welfare of ambulance staff at risk as services face ‘unsustainable’ demand

UNISON has written to ambulance service chiefs calling for urgent support for staff as services face unprecedented 999 call volumes and unsustainable demand from the public. The letter to Daren Mochrie, chair of the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE), says employers must act ​now to​limit the impact on the wellbeing and morale of staff, especially those working […]

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A Woman’s Place, is in UNISON – T-Shirts

We have taken delivery of a small quantity of unique T-Shirts that celebrate women in UNISON. We currently have over 4460 members in the London Ambulance Branch and around 50% of our members are female. If you would like to get your hands on one of these exclusive t-shirts and you are a member of […]

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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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UNISON London ambulance staff raise thousands for frontline workers

Sales of a commemorative badge created by two UNISON London Ambulance Service (LAS) staff have raised more than £50,000 for charities providing mental health and financial support to frontline staff, says the union today (Monday 27 July). Jason Clelland, an emergency medical technician and UNISON rep, and incident response officer Matt James, designed the badge […]

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