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Another legal victory for our union – and for thousands of NHS workers

Yesterday, our union won another fantastic legal victory, as the Court of Appeal ruled in favour of UNISON members on NHS overtime.  Click here to read more.

Tax cut for higher earners is absurd after years of austerity

Commenting on the announcement from Conservative Party leadership contender Boris Johnson that he would cut taxes for higher earners, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Boris Johnson has confirmed he cares about the wealthy few, rather than everyone who relies on public

Government must take responsibility on TV licences, says TUC

Responding to the news that free TV licences for over 75s will be limited to just those on pension credits, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “After a decade of unfair austerity, this is another blow to pensioners. “The government

TUC Webinar – talking mental health – Wed 12 June 2-3pm

Over the past few years mental health has moved into the foreground as both a challenge, and an opportunity in the workplace.  There’s an increasing sense that action is needed and a range of options for taking that action. This

Trump Demo 4th June 2019

Together against Trump 4 June

Trafalgar Square 11:00am–4:00pm A rally and demonstration against the visit to the UK of USA President Donald Trump.  Click here to read more.

Number of over-70s still in work more than doubles in a decade

Despite benefits of working into retirement, campaigners say figures point to pensioner poverty in UK.  Click here to read more.

Council still investing in fossil fuels, despite promise to stop

The council has revealed £29.5million worth of investments in oil and gas, but has not disclosed any coal investments.  Click here to read more.

UN report compares Tory welfare policies to creation of workhouses

Ministers in denial about impact of austerity since 2010, says poverty expert.  Click here to read more.

The problem with NHS outsourcing

Local service collapse shows NHS outsourcing doesn’t work, argues Norma Dudley from Waltham Forest Save Our NHS (WFSONHS).  Click here to read more.