Signing of Unison's Ethical Care Charter Rotherham, 19th February 2020 (Photo: Pete Jenkins)

Rotherham Council signs Ethical Care Charter

Rotherham Council has become the latest local authority to sign up to UNISON’s ethical care charter. Council leader Chris Read joined UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis to formally sign the charter on February 19th. The charter commits the Council to continue working with the borough’s care companies to help end zero-hours contracts and reflect travel […]

UNISON Doncaster Raceday: Saturday 1 August 2020

We are pleased to announce the date of the UNISON Doncaster Raceday. The big day will be on Saturday 1st August 2020. Tickets will go on sale 10th February 2020. Tickets can be purchased from the box office at Doncaster Race Course, call 01302 304200 quoting UNISON Membership number to obtain the discounted ticket, ‘2 […]

Health workers in Bradford win privatisation battle

Wholly owned subsidiary plans dropped Plans by the Bradford NHS Trust to transfer porters, cleaners, security staff and others into a private company have been scrapped, says UNISON. Earlier this year, senior managers at the Trust announced plans to transfer hundreds of staff into a new wholly owned subsidiary company. Extremely unhappy at the prospect of […]

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The Organising Steward

27 – 31 January 2020 Non-residential at UNISON Regional Centre, Leeds This course looks at what the roles of the steward are and gives you the skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out these roles, for example recruiting members and involving them in the union and how to work with members to tackle problems at […]


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