A “WORRYING” rise in violent crime is no surprise given the severity of cuts to police forces, civilian staff union Unison said yesterday.
Official stats showed the largest annual rise in crime recorded by police in a decade, with a fall in officer numbers to the lowest in...
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
UNIONS representing police civilian staff plan to smash the Tories’ stranglehold on public-sector pay by calling for a 5 per cent wage rise.
Unions Unite, Unison and GMB submitted the pay claim yesterday on behalf of 32,000 police civilian staff in England and Wales.
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
PUBLIC-SECTOR union Unison called on the government on Friday to roll out a real living wage to to tackle poverty pay and the increasing cost of living.It estimated that, over the past year, more than 160,000 staff in local government, the health service and higher and...
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
UNISON members will spend their summer pressing the Scottish government to lift the NHS pay cap, which was widely condemned during the general election campaign.
Following the lead of Tory austerity measures south of the border, the SNP government has enforced a 1 per cent pay cap on...
Tuesday 27th Jun 2017
IT IS time for Labour to finish the job of beating the “clapped-out” Tories in order to form a left-wing government and end years of “ruinous austerity,” Jeremy Corbyn told delegates at the Unison conference yesterday.
He accused Theresa May and the Tories of...
Saturday 24th Jun 2017
Justice campaigners call for action against another Establishment cover-up
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
UNISON vowed yesterday to campaign for hard-won workers’ rights and the right for EU nationals to remain in Britain to be the centre of Brexit talks.
In a debate at the union’s conference on Britain’s planned exit from the European Union, delegates agreed to fight...
Friday 23rd Jun 2017
APPRENTICES working in the NHS and other public services will be protected from exploitative employers under a charter launched at Unison conference yesterday.
Unison general secretary Dave Prentis hailed the document as an “important step forward” in protecting apprentices...
Thursday 22nd Jun 2017
UNISON leader Dave Prentis accused Tory ministers of “living in a parallel universe” yesterday following the Queen’s Speech.
Mr Prentis said that people wanted to hear the government guarantee investment in public services after years of austerity, yet “none of...
THE government was yesterday accused of “moving the goalposts” for 2.5 million women by rushing through changes to the state pension age.
Legislation introduced by the Tories in 1995 saw plans to increase the state pension age for women from 60 to 65 in line with that of...
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017