Conference

Renfrewshire model of organising low paid women to be rolled out across UNISON

Local Government Conference applauded an initiative from UNISON Renfrewshire bringing together different occupational groups of low paid members around shared

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Conference News

Tackling the crisis in health and social care

As the NHS gets ready to celebrate its 70th birthday on 7th July, conference slammed cuts to NHS funding since

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Conference

UNISON will organise for the participation of low paid women

Women make up 75% of our UNISON membership with many of them working in low paid jobs, yet the percentage

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Conference

Delivering on the promise of the Good Friday Agreement

The first debates of Conference rightly focussed on Northern Ireland with delegates pledging that UNISON will campaign to protect the

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Conference

Sitting still is not an option on trans equality

Trans equality must have a higher priority in councils and other workplaces, as studies show a high level of trans

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Conference

UNISON members will not set aside their social work values in supporting asylum seekers

UNISON will step up support for local government workers who assist asylum seekers in the face of diminishing council budgets,coupled

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Conference Local Government

Glasgow struggle shows how far we are from pay equality

Delegates at Local Government Conference slammed the lack of progress on equal pay despite UK and EU legislation and UNISON’s

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Conference Local Government Social Work

Social workers must reject role of agents of state and stand up for ethical practice

Activists who attended Sunday’s lunchtime fringe meeting “Social work against the state attack on asylum and refuge” heard powerful presentations

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Conference Local Government

Jannies victory in Glasgow – more members, more pay and back in-house

Local Government Conference welcomed Bill Petrie, one of the Glasgow Jannies who took on their employer, Cordia (an arms length

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Conference Local Government

Working for better pensions’ governance

Local Government delegates gave unanimous backing for a motion from the Scottish Joint Council Committee for a campaign to ensure

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