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How you can support the Lancashire nana who could face prison over protesting fracking

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Macquarie wins UK gas supply business despite previous failings in water supply

Australian company Macquarie’s successful bid for the National Grid’s distribution business has been greeted with dismay today (Thursday) by public

Derby teaching assistants to take a further six days of strike action, says UNISON

Derby teaching assistants are to take six days of strike action in the long-running dispute over cuts to their pay, UNISON has announced

NEC pays tribute to Eric Roberts

“Eric Roberts was our president – and he was someone who looked after people.

Reserved (low pay) seat threshold for 2016/17

UNISON’s principles of proportionality and fair representation means that some seats on elected bodies, including the NEC, are reserved for women a

Our social care services are facing a daily crisis – the government must fund them properly

Before the recent Autumn Statement, there was plenty of chatter about the government – at long last – putting more money into social care.

Government sets out who will be covered by 40% strike threshold

The government has listed the “important public services” and jobs which will face more stringent rules on strike ballots under the Trade Union Act

CFBoA December 2016 newsletter

Durham teaching assistants strike suspended to allow time for talks, says UNISON

Three days strike action this week (6 – 8 December) by Durham teaching assistants have been called off to allow time for further talks aimed at set

Wonderful workers at Waverley school – a day in pictures

UNISON has members working throughout the education system – from primary school to higher education – but some of the schools our members work in 


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