We asked 1,003 residential care workers about their experiences of working in the sector. The results make for uncomfortable reading.
With the welcome news that Labour Councillors will be signing UNISON’s Ethical and Residential care charters, we look at what this will mean for care workers across the district.
In early spring 2017, I started my role as a Southampton District Branch’s Local Organiser. I was drafted in to pick up on some schools organising, and begin a project recruiting and organising in care. As I was new to the role, and believed organising in schools to be slightly easier than care, I followed […]
The union kicked off 2018 with a month of individual successes, stirring calls to action and an ingenious new campaign – just in January: here are our ‘high 5’ highlights
Density will create power, says Margaret McKee, and help build a world where all people are treated with respect
The government must give councils the cash they need to recruit more child protection staff and keep all children safe
Four in 10 (41%) school kitchen staff are worried about their pay, with one in five (21%) earning the minimum wage, a new UNISON survey published today (Friday) has revealed. The survey of more than 1,200 school catering employees found that four in ten (43%) say they are weighed down with debt (other than a […]
Guide will help members of local government pension schemes push for changes in the investment of their funds