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That was the year that was – the year in UNISON

As 2018 draws to a close we look back on a memorable year with the UK’s biggest union.  Click here to read more.

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Shrewsbury 24 campaigners win ‘momentous victory’

Shrewsbury 24 picket campaigners have won a “momentous victory” by winning the right to a judicial review of their cases.  Click here to read more.

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Fighting for your rights

Dave Knight on a campaign group’s efforts to support vulnerable people. Waltham Forest Stand Up For Your Rights protesting outside Leytonstone Jobcentre Plus.  Waltham Forest Stand Up For Your Rights is a local organisation that supports benefits claimants and campaigns

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Childcare fees have risen three times faster than wages since 2008, TUC analysis reveals

Fees up by 52%, compared to 17% increase in nominal wages. Families left with £4,700 annual shortfalls even after government support.  Click here to read more.

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Four in 10 have less than £6.60 per day for non essentials

FOUR in 10 people have less than £6.60 a day for themselves once essential bills have been paid, according to a report by the Nationwide Building Society.  Click here to read more.

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Do you know a health hero and want to make sure they’re recognised?

Nominations for the 2018 Our Health Heroes, honouring the vital work done by NHS support staff, are now open and close on 16 September.  Click here to read more.

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Equality Survey 2018 – The survey closes on Wednesday 8 August 2018

Complete the UNISON equality survey –and you could win three nights for two people at Croyde Bay Holiday Resort!

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Women’s rights could be under threat after Brexit, EHRC report warns

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) claims equality and human rights protections currently provided by the EU are not binding in UK law and may be removed when Britain exits the block next year.  Click here to read more.

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Millions of families ‘worse off’ than 15 years ago

Millions of “just about managing” families are no better off today than those in 2003, new research from the Resolution Foundation indicates.  Click here to read more.

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First he blocked a law against upskirting – now this Tory MP is coming for your rights at work

Sir Christopher Chope’s shameless and cynical use of bankbench legislation to attack workers’ rights cannot be allowed to succeed.  Click here to read more.

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