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Cuts are destroying youth services across the country, local government conference hears

“Youth services across the country are being destroyed by cuts,” youth worker Dave Rees warned today.

On World Refugee Day, UNA-UK calls on UK Government to stand #WithRefugees

UNA-UK has joined the UN's call for governments to work together and do their fair share for refugees.

UNA-UK mourns Jo Cox, who embodied UN values

UNA-UK was deeply shocked and saddened by the death of Jo Cox MP last Thursday.

UNISON keeping our members safe is at risk in the upcoming EU referendum

UNISON has the best trained health and safety reps in the UK, with tens of thousands of members helping their colleagues in workplace

Shadow minister praises UNISON’s work for a living wage water industry

“Thanks to UNISON’s hard work, the water industry is becoming the first multi-company industry to adopt the living wage,” shadow minister Alex Cunn

Campaign urged against meat inspection deregulation

UNISON’s local government conference called on the service group executive to oppose privatisation and deregulation in meat inspection, when they d

Housing crisis is ‘a national disaster’, conference hears

“The housing crisis and the lack of afford able homes is affecting more and more people,” Mark Chiverton of the union’s South East region told loca

Delegates call for action on NJC pay spines

Pay, and particularly the government’s insistence on a 1% pay cap, has a massive impact on members working in all the sectors represented by the se

UNISON pledges campaign for an end to school workers’ term-time contracts

UNISON is to campaign for school workers across the UK to be employed during every week of the year, local government delegates in Brighton declare

Delegates stress the need to build the union through organising

“We need to do more … organising is not just about recruitment: it’s about building a sustainable base and raising our profile … it’s like joining


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Justice Secretary Liz Truss has confirmed that the UK Government will pursue plans to repeal the...


Women with children face a wider gender pay gap, says a new report from the Institute for Fiscal...

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Parish visit to St John the Baptist, Hackney, Archdiocese of Westminster by Fr.

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