UNISON


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UNISON

Health Services and Public Sector Union. Britain and Europe's biggest public sector union, which has over one-million members working in public bodies or for private contractors to provide public services, including front-line staff and managers in local authorities, the NHS, police, colleges and schools, electricity, gas and water industries, transport and the voluntary sector.
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We remain committed to continuing to work with Unison to address some of the concerns raised and our focus, as always, remains on the well-being of our staff whilst continuing to provide high levels of patient care.
What's more, Unison members live in the communities that have been affected.
They were doing so because of "the breakdown of industrial relations between Unison and the management of the Ambulance Service.
When rent from the site goes away, the landlord ceases to receive revenue," said Mitch Kogen, managing director of Unison Site Management.
Last month, the Sunday Mail reported that Unison had demanded the NHS in Scotland iron out pay differences.
Unison took claims for equal pay on behalf of women staff employed by North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
The first port of call for UNISON members needing advice and support with problems at work is their local union branch where cases may be referred to the regional office or UNISON's specialist in-house lawyers and a team of trade union solicitors that specialise in employment law.
Unison had been negotiating with the company to achieve a single set of terms and conditions, but talks broke down.
Unison is a special interest group that primarily looks after the interests of its members.
Unison is targeted to baby boomers who want the convenience of a single policy to provide life insurance, long-term-care insurance and asset accumulation, said Kathy Graveline, executive vice president, retail sector.
She learned that male Asian fireflies gather by the thousands in trees, flashing on and off in unison.