UNISON delivers stunning blow on exit payments......

Head of local government Jon Richards looks back at the latest Westminster U-turn – this time, after a legal challenge to its unfair plans.  Click here to read more.

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People’s Covid Inquiry – learn lessons, save lives......

We’re holding our People’s Covid Inquiry now because we don’t think it’s too soon to start learning lessons about this crisis, especially while so many people are still dying from Covid-19. We believe this level of deaths was avoidable. We all deserve to know how and why this happened.   Click here to read more and take the survey.

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Ricky Tomlinson and trade unionists try to overturn convictions......

Trade unionists attempting to overturn convictions in a 47-year-long campaign have told the Court of Appeal they were victims of an establishment plot.  Click here to read more.

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UNISON statement on the coup in Myanmar......

The government must move quickly so that no UK company can do business with the military.  Click here to read more.

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​​​​​​​Lowest paid are most likely to have lost income and increased debt in pandemic – TUC research......

  • NEW POLL: 50% of low-paid workers have suffered income loss in the pandemic, compared to 29% of high earners
  • TUC budget submission published today calls for a “workers’ budget” and extension of JRS to the end of 2021

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Heart UNISON 2021......

Heart UNISON is part of Heart Unions Week, the TUC’s annual event to celebrate unions, to make sure everyone knows why we’re vital at work, and to encourage everyone to join one.

Louder, better, safer, stronger

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Early years safety & funding – PUBLIC RALLY......

3 February 20216:00pm–7:00pm

Early years continues to be forgotten by this government in its response to the COVID-19 crisis.  Click here to read more and register.

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Outrage after Whipps Cross doctors offered unpaid shifts......

The NHS trust that runs Whipps Cross Hospital has been accused of trying to “blackmail” junior doctors into working for free.  Click here

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Shrewsbury pickets’ case in Court of Appeal, 3-4 February 2021......

The pickets appeal will be heard on 3 and 4 February 2021 at the Court of Appeal in the Royal Courts of Justice, London.  Click here to read more.

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More than 4000 Londoners died from air pollution in 2019......

Toxic air pollution contributed to the deaths of more than 4,000 Londoners in 2019, according to research from Imperial College London.  Click here to read more.

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