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Report back from National Delegate Conference

Report back from National Delegate Conference

General Secretary Dave Prentis gives a barnstorming speech to delegates of Britain’s strikingist union. Yes that new addition to the dictionary celebrates the fact that UNISON members took more days of strike action than any other union last year. It was great...
Report from Local Government Conference

Report from Local Government Conference

Your Fab Four representatives at Unison Local Government Conference in Liverpool this year. In addition to your two delegates Paul Marten and Lynda Wilkes; Kate Lattimore attended as Regional Delegate and Kevin Treweeks spoke from the platform as a member of the...
UNISON Labour Link Forum in York

UNISON Labour Link Forum in York

Unison’s national Labour Link form was a relatively low key affair and disappointingly the motions did not include the South West one on political reform. We did pick up the issue of voter suppression/ID. Try again next year. There were some MPs present but not...
National Local Government Pay Claim Submitted

National Local Government Pay Claim Submitted

The  NJC Executive Trade Union Side met recently to receive report backs on individual unions’ consultations on the contents of the 2020/21 NJC pay claim. The following headline claim was agreed: A real living wage of £10 per hour to be introduced for NJC scp 1 and a...

Details of the pay claim for members in the FE sector

Workers in The FE sector deserve a decent pay rise after years of austerity. Leigh Powell, National Officer for Further Education and Joint Trade Union Side Secretary, said “This pay claim reflects the drastic need for staff in FE, particularly the lowest paid staff,...