Category National News

UNISON statement on Gaza ceasefire

UNISON welcomes the ceasefire between the Israeli government and Hamas, and the suspension of the latest deadly assault on Gaza, which has needlessly devastated so many lives. For 11 days, the people of Gaza have endured Israeli military airstrikes, killing…

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Local government pay offer rejected

UNISON’s NJC Committee, the union’s national committee for local government pay across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, met on Friday to consider the Employers’ 1.5% pay offer. The Committee strongly agreed to reject the offer. In the context of our…

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NJC Pay Offer Update

The Employers’ Side of the NJC this afternoon responded to the trade unions’ pay claim, with a pay offer of 1.5%, and completion of the outstanding work of the joint term-time only review group. The Employers also responded to various…

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Advice for members in special schools and AP

We have received further advice for UNISON members working in special schools and colleges, and alternative education settings.   Context: With the new variant of the virus shown to being considerably more transmissible than the version prevalent in 2020 the…

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