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It’s more important than ever that we Save Our Services!

It’s more important than ever that we Save Our Services!

The funding shortfall that councils are experiencing is having a devastating effect on local communities – UNISON’S latest research shows councils face a collective funding gap of over £3.5bn for 2024/25, forcing them to keep cutting essential services...

Battling the Bulge

Staff in IRT asked us to write to management to express concern at a sudden increase in workload pressures and that caseloads topping 60 were unsafe for staff and clients. You can see it here Open Letter IRT The response was positive, and a number of things are being...
Update on the position for NJC pay

Update on the position for NJC pay

The NJC joint TU executive met on 15th August when UNISON exec reps met with Unite and GMB, and the three unions stated their respective positions and discussed potential next steps. Unite reported that they now have a mandate for action in 24 employers, but we...

JNC Youth Workers Pay Claim for 2023

The Staff Side of the Youth and Community Workers Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) has submitted a pay and conditions claim for 2023. The claim was agreed by the Staff Side, following consultations by the four unions of their respective memberships. The four unions...

NJC Pay Ballot

branch circular The ballot of council and school members covered by the NJC in England and Wales, on the pay offer for 2023, closed on 4 July. Regions have been sent the full results, and branches should now have the ballot results for employers in which they have...
Vote Yes for Action on Pay in Councils and Schools

Vote Yes for Action on Pay in Councils and Schools

Everything you need to know about the Industrial action ballot UNISON is holding from 23rd May NJC-Pay-Ballot-FAQs-2023-branches http://www.plymouthinunison.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/RS15410_njc-2023-landman-stats.mp4...