Credit Union Savings Incentive offer

We’re really excited to announce our partnership with London Capital Credit Union!   Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, which encourage saving instead of borrowing, offer affordable low-cost loans at times of need, and educate & support members with money management.   Any member of Hackney UNISON is eligible to open a savings account with no […]

AGM 2021 report

Well, that was interesting! A massive thank you to everyone who attended our two split AGM sessions in March and July. Whilst we unfortunately didn’t have enough members present to discuss & pass the proposed motions, it was really great to hear people share their views, concerns and willingness to get more involved in your […]

Ethical Pension Investments survey – have your say!

This survey is for members of the Local Government Pension Scheme, both still in work or retired. Hackney UNISON’s Branch Committee passed a motion earlier this year calling for Hackney Council to re-direct pension fund investments away from companies involved in fossil fuels, human rights abuses and other unethical practices to alternative areas such as […]

Petition – Sick Pay for all Council Workers

Hackney’s TUs have jointly launched a public petition (megaphone.org.uk/p/HackneySickPay) calling for all Council workers to receive full Sick Pay, here’s why: Hundreds of workers in Council office buildings, schools & children centres, and in the community – cleaners, security, parking and catering staff – have been facing a tough choice: take a pay cut whilst […]

Hackney Citizen article – Unions accuse Hackney Mayor of ‘hypocrisy’ over sick pay for outsourced council cleaners

Unions accuse Hackney Mayor of ‘hypocrisy’ over sick pay for outsourced council cleaners  

Hackney Citizen article – ‘There’s never been a more important time to join us’

  Hackney UNISON: ‘There’s never been a more important time to join us’  

#SickPayForAll petition

It shouldn’t take a pandemic to resolve the inequality of sick pay. But the threat of coronavirus shows why sick pay should be a day one right for everybody. The government has listened to unions and temporarily removed the 3 day wait for many. But this doesn’t go far enough. At just £94.25 a week, […]

Hackney UNISON 2020 Wednesday February 12th 2020

Hi Hackney UNISON members! It’s that time of year of year again for the Hackney Local Government UNISON AGM! It’s on Wednesday 12th February 12 midday though come earlier for food and freebies! See you there!

September Hacked Off! Climate Strike Special!

Hackney Unison News Sept 2019  

Hackney Climate Strike Day 20th September 2019

Hackney UNISON are very proud to have hosted the Climate Strike demonstration at the Town Hall on Friday 20th September working with the NEU and other workers and trade unions. While school students have been striking since early 2019 following the inspiration of Swedish school student Greta Thunberg this was the first occasion that adults, […]