PCSO Good News Story – Bank Holiday Payments!

PCSO steward Dave South has recently challenged bank holiday payments on behalf of all our PCSO members and, after a number of months and conversations the force have finally agreed with our interpretation of the staff handbook. The following has been sent to us from HR: I can confirm that due to the working pattern […]

International Control Room Week

International Control Room Week is to recognise and celebrate emergency service control room employees that often go unnoticed and quietly deal with traumatic, life changing situations daily. The 22nd to 28th October 2018 is a week dedicated to celebrating the achievements of truly remarkable people who are at the end of the phone when we […]

Police and Justice Conference 2018

Branch Secretary Emma Schofield, Branch Chair Tony Whomersley and Vice Chair and Branch Communications Officer Kim O’Brien attended the Police and Justice Conference in Bournemouth from 10th-13th October. Tony put forward motions on behalf of the Yorkshire and Humberside Police and Justice Service Group and Kim spoke in support of motion 19: Police Resources, the […]

UNISON members can save up to £216 with the Union energy price comparison service!

Union Energy’s free energy price comparison service allows you to find the most competitively-priced gas and electricity providers in your area to help keep your home energy bills as low as possible. The service is 100% impartial and includes every UK energy supplier and every tariff for maximum choice. UNISON members are regularly saving an […]

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Police Post Incident Procedures: advice for members and reps

UNISON offers a 24 hour Police Post Incident Procedures (PIP) legal helpline for UNISON members of police staff in England and Wales who are involved in an incident where someone dies, may die, or is seriously injured following contact with the police. To access this service you must have been a member of UNISON for […]

It’s all about the data

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock you’ll have heard about the new data laws. Here’s what UNISON is doing. As you’ll undoubtedly know from your inbox, from 25 May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect. The law gives individuals more choice and control over how their data is used. The regulation […]