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Cuts threaten disabled people in work

The Disability Discrimination Act was passed in 1995.

March for the climate, justice and jobs in November

UNISON members should join the marches for climate, justice and jobs throughout the UK at the end of November, general secretary Dave Prentis says

Your friend at work

When Karen Williamson, a school technician at a Winchester academy school in her early Fifties, found that her working life was about to be

Nurse Sue Moore wins Cindy Fogarty Learning Award

Nurse Sue Moore is the latest winner of UNISON Northern Ireland Cindy Fogarty Learning Award.

Prentis warns of austerity’s risk to peace in Northern Ireland

“Something is deeply wrong when nurses feel they have no alternative but to call for a strike ballot to protect children from clinical risk,” gener

A great new tool to help social worker members

UNISON and the Community Care website have come together to create a new tool for branches to monitor just how much social work staff are

The Trade Union Bill: Jenny’s story

My job involves patient care, escalation to nurses/doctors of deteriorating patient, clinical observations, pre/post op care etc.

All Star Line Up Announced For Beckham Match In Aid Of Unicef

An all-star line-up of footballing legends has today been announced to play at the David Beckham Match for Children in aid of UNICEF at Old Traffor

Climate baton passes to world leaders

UNISON urges government to ‘think again’ as it confirms attack on trade union subs

UNISON today condemned the government’s decision to push ahead with plans to scrap check-off arrangements in the public sector through its controve


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