Daily Archives: 24/07/2013

NHS Rally – 29 September......

999 – Answer the call for your NHS

Put the date in your diary! Continue reading

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New union courses starting in September......

TUC trade union courses at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CoHenel) are listed below.  Reps and Branch Officers are welcome to attend. Continue reading

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Part time workers’ rights......

tim to take a stand 2Nearly half of UNISON’S members work part time.  The attached gives information on part time rights at work.

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Local government unions accept pay offer......

peanut-pay-packetLocal government unions in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have written to employers accepting the 2013 pay offer – while warning them that a similar offer next year ‘will be totally unacceptable’.

The offer is for:

  • a 1% increase on all pay points and nationally-agreed protected allowances with effect from 1 April 2013; deletion of the lowest pay point – pay point 4 – with effect from 1 October 2013.

However, the joint letter – signed by UNISON’s head of local government Heather Wakefield on behalf of the joint union secretaries – held a warning for local government employers. Continue reading

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