Strike on hold as Humberside Airport staff consider new pay offer, says UNISON

Workers at Humberside Airport are to be consulted over a new pay offer, says their union UNISON today (Monday). Last month employees at the airport including firefighters, cleaners and security staff took a day of strike action in an attempt to win an improved wage deal. Following talks involving airport managers and the union arranged […]

Young Members: Five questions with… Greg Mott

Throughout November, we’re hearing from different young members across Yorkshire and Humberside about what being part of UNISON means to them. Today, it’s the turn of Greg… Who are you? I’m Greg Mott, full time biology student, part time database admin at York Hospital, young members officer for UNISON North Yorkshire Health branch, president of […]

Bank staff in Yorkshire NHS trust secure backpay, says UNISON

Flexible workers in an NHS trust covering South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire have successfully secured seven months of backpay, says UNISON. The ‘bank’ staff work a variety of shifts, often to help cover staff absence, but many have not received either of the two non-consolidated payments included in the NHS pay deal agreed earlier this […]

Further strike dates announced at Kirklees College, says UNISON

Support staff at Kirklees College will walk out for another two days this week as the dispute over pay continues, UNISON says today (Tuesday). Workers will walk out tomorrow and Thursday (8 and 9 November) over the college’s continued refusal to negotiate pay. This latest round of strikes follows four days of industrial action in […]

Come and work for UNISON!

We’re on the lookout to recruit new organisers to our team in Yorkshire and Humberside.  The focus of the job is on recruiting new members directly-one to one, or using simple issue based campaigning; carrying out leaflet drops; going to induction sessions; helping to draft local and one off recruitment materials. More than simple recruiters, […]

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2024 Equalities Calendar

Equality is at the heart of UNISON. We challenge discrimination and win equality in the workplace and beyond. Everyone shares responsibility for equality in UNISON. 2023 is the Year of Black Workers.

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Barnsley College staff to take week of strike action in escalating pay row, says UNISON

Support staff at Barnsley College will be on strike all next week as their dispute over pay escalates, UNISON says today (Thursday). The five-day walkout (from Monday 6 – Friday 10 November) is a result of the college’s refusal to negotiate over pay. The union understands that Barnsley College has received money from a £500 […]

Young Members: Five questions with… Rhian Hawthorn

Throughout November, we’re hearing from different young members across Yorkshire and Humberside about what being part of UNISON means to them. First up is Rhian… Who are you? My name’s Rhian Hawthorn, I’m a full time caseworker based across two NHS trusts in the Yorkshire region. What do you do for a job? I’m a […]

Yorkshire hospital trust commits to making clinical placements better for students, says UNISON

A hospital trust covering much of South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire has signed UNISON’s clinical placements pledge, committing to help students make the most of their workplace experience, the union has announced today (Monday). The Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) is the latest to sign the pledge. The aim is to […]

UNISON STATEMENT: Sheffield Steelers v Nottingham Panthers

Everyone at UNISON Yorkshire and Humberside is deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic events of the ice hockey match between Sheffield Steelers and Nottingham Panthers at Sheffield’s Utilita Arena, on Saturday 28 October. During the second period of the match, Nottingham Panthers player Adam Johnson was seriously injured. Around 8,000 fans were at the […]