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Health pay will be a 2016 Assembly election issue

UNISON and other trade unions meeting Minister Simon Hamilton later this week will warn that unless pay parity is restored in line with the recomme

General secretary election results

Dave Prentis has today been re-elected as General Secretary of UNISON, the UK’s largest public sector union.

A reflection for International Migrants Day – 18 December by Bobby Gilmore SSC

Columban priest Bonny Gilmore is a founding member of the Dublin-based Migrants Rights Centre Ireland.

Historic climate deal agreed in Paris – implications for European Union

Government completes u-turn, allows fracking under national parks

All rights reserved. Credit: Google Plus Areas including North Yorks Moors, pictured here, could end up circled by fracking rigs Image...

Greenpeace investigation links frackers to tax havens

Budget – roads up, rail down, cycling/walking unclear

The draft Scottish Budget 2016-17, coming right after the Paris Climate Summit, continues and worsens the Scottish Government’s unsustainable trans

Government completes U-turn to allow fracking under national parks, amid Tory rebellion

Drinking water and national parks in fracking firing line

In the face of Government further weakening fracking rules, we need to redouble our efforts to keep the UK frack free. ​

The life and times of a low-pay parent

The government’s tax credit U-turn has saved many workers from a huge drop in income. But low pay still looms large for UNISON members.


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Columban JPIC:

Parish visit to Our Lady & St Vincent, Potters Bar, Archdiocese of Westminster by Fr.

Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon:


One of the biggest bonuses of being in UNISON is that I’ve made such good friends – I’ve met...

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