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Government withdraws plan to stop check-off for subs payment

The government has withdrawn plans to ban public service workers from having their union subs deducted from their wages.

Blog: Money - the secret ingredient needed to make Paris Agreement flourish

A significant victory for our union and our movement

It’s been eight months since the Trade Union Bill was announced, and the fight against it has been a long one.

UNISON welcomes government change of heart over check-off

Commenting on the announcement in the Lords today (Tuesday) that the government is no longer to stop unions from collecting members’ subs via their

Use your vote on 5 May

There’s not long to go to the big election day on 5 May.

UNISON congratulates Merthyr Tydfil council’s wage rise decision

UNISON Cymru/Wales today congratulated Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council for its decision to pay hundreds of the authority’s lowest-paid staff

How did they fare? Reflections on the GA hearings with Secretary-General candidates

During these historic sessions, candidates collectively answered some 800 questions and the breadth of issues covered was considerable.

How the Work of Columban Mission Honours the Memory of St Columban Kevin O’Neill SCC

Fr Kevin O’Neill is the Superior General of the Columban Missionaries. The following talk was given at Maynooth in Ireland on 30 November 2015.

UNISON members join People’s Assembly march in London

Student nurses were to the fore on Saturday as UNISON members joined the 150,000 people marching in London against cuts and austerity.

Summary of the General Assembly hearings with UN Secretary-General candidates

Candidates vying to be the next Secretary-General faced questions from states and civil society in webcast hearings at the General Assembly.


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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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