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Asda women launch equal pay claim
Executive pay and benefits — a new era?
PCS in potential merger talks
Ex-Remploy workers still unemployed
UNISON Northern Region has opportunities for young members to volunteer at Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds festivals.
Unemployment rate falls below 7%
Gangmaster worries after transfer
Ignore the spin — living standards still hit
Youth unemployment — top hotspots
Celebrating the change in legislation which gives same sex couples the right to marry
'Conflict tomatoes' in Tesco and water privatization in Peru and why these things matter?
Come along and have a go at various activities we have on offer: Crafts, Exercise, Relaxation, Information, local history, power hoop and much more… all free of charge.
Get paid in cash when you shop from more than 2,500 online retailers. Our members have saved millions of pounds so far using our service.
The 2014 LV= County Championship started on the 6 April with the last round to take place on the 23 September 2014.
LV= is offering UNISON members a pair of complimentary tickets to the county of their choice to watch one day of an LV= County Championship match during the 2014 season.
Jobs linked to Europe
Employment law changes introduced
Not so fair Britain
Royal Mail sold cheap
Dads not taking paternity leave
Zero-hours contracts — NI to investigate
Papers for the meeting on 7 April.
UNISON consults members on the employers offer with a recommendation to reject it.
Dip in inflation
Compliance concerns over executive pay
Reform, don't ban zero-hours contracts
Inflation's basket of goods updated
Help for young recruits
Over 650 free courses on a range of subjects.
The Skills for Life team are currently looking for volunteers to support our learners in their Maths and English classes.
Volunteering at Glastonbury, Latitude and Leeds Festivals 2014.
'Shocking' fall in tribunal cases
Weekly earnings rise
Employment on the up
The branch committee has donated £250 to the UNRWA appeal for Palestinian refugees.
Reports from February's NEC and Local Government Service Group
Branch coach trip on 8 June.
Book your family day out on 12 July.
Interview with UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis plus Question & Answer session / Live Music / Raffle etc.
Pay settlements rise
UK workforce more stressed than Europe's
Coalition attack on disabled people
More apprenticeships would add to economy
Women deserve better
Council takes action on blacklisting
Factory output up at start of year
Minimum wage rise
Work-life difficulties older women face
Childcare costs more than mortgage bill
Need for clear policies to combat violence
Minimum wage rise recommended
UK women rank low in wider labour
Lori Ashbridge's schedule for school visits in March.
New Frontlines of War: Corporations, Conflict and Community Resistance. 26 March.
NUT Northern Education Question Time. A public event, providing the opportunity to debate key education issues and examine the NUT Vision for Education, challenging the threats posed by current Government policies.
Newcastle City Council Policy Cabinet meeting will explore the factors that continue to disadvantage women in employment at all levels of the job market and what we can do to tackle the barriers that exist for women.
The Regional Women’s Network has been working closely with My Sisters Place in Middlesbrough on domestic abuse. Women members are invited to participate in a survey being conducted by My Sisters Place.
Winners in February 2014
HSBC bonus flanker
Almost 400,000 more give free time at work
Housing benefit goes to rich landlords
Academy chain stripped of 10 schools
No change on economic growth
Date set for extending right to work flexibly
Climate change and social justice
After fighting through floods and storms, delegates convened in Brighton on 13 February for UNISON's national women's conference.
Weekly earnings rise
Missing link on fat cats' bonuses
Retail price inflation starts year higher
Not ferry nice
Saturday 15th March 2014, 10AM - 5PM at Emmanuel Centre, London SW1P 3DW
Some of what you missed if you were not there. And some of what you missed even if you were there.
Welfare reforms, options appraisal and shared services all present challenges to our YHN members in the year ahead.
Derek Muse asssesses the challenges facing our members in the Community and Voluntary Sector.
Branch officers, convenors and stewards.
No let up in banker's bonuses or job losses
Rise in factory output at end of 2013
High Court refuses tribunal fees review
Protection against gangmasters
Women and the cuts
Increase in inward investment in 2012
Not on a Living Wage
TUPE changes take effect from end January
Real wages falling, household incomes hit
Shop staffs' claims go to Europe
University pay divide
Bullying in the workplace
Paul Barwick assesses the H&S challenges facing the branch in the coming year.