You can help inform future social housing policy

The Chartered Institute of Housing has launched a survey into social housing and housing workers and tenants’ views are particularly welcome

Blog: A strong record of organising in the housing sector

I am proud that we have secured this agreement – and I hope that in the years ahead we can continue to deliver for Optivo members, as they seek to deliver decent affordable housing for those who need it most.

UNISON to negotiate pay and conditions for staff at one of the UK’s largest housing associations

The agreement means staff will have a voice that is heard and respected in the workplace

Government pay policies are pushing children into poverty, says TUC

“Poor pay has left many public sector families desperately watching the pennies,” comments UNISON

UNISON members show some BIG love

Valentine’s Day, Heart UNISON, Public Service Champions and Pay Up Now! – it all came together across the country today

Patient transport members vote on industrial action over two-tier workforce

Members recruited when Greater Manchester PTS was privately run are paid less with inferior terms and conditions

HE members to be consulted over proposed pension changes

Members in the Universities Superannuation Scheme pension scheme face loss of money under proposals from the employer

Moray activists fight possible Valentine’s massacre

Branch members take anti-cuts campaign to the streets as they count down to council meeting that could slash services

University of South Wales cleaners win tribunal case

Private company unlawfully deducted pay from cleaners after agreeing to cover the cost of their travel time to a new site

Blog: It’s ❤ unions week and we have so much to be proud of

Know that every UNISON member and activist plays a vital role in building a better country for everyone who relies on the public services you provide.

Glasgow women to march in their fight for equal pay

Suffragettes will lead Scottish demonstration in continuing struggle over grading system and equal pay

Are you receiving universal credit? Have your say

UNISON is looking for people who are on the national minimum wage – currently £7.50 an hour – and who also get universal credit

Safety reps honoured for ‘going beyond the call of duty’

Margaret Davis and Adrian House named UNISON safety reps of the year

Damning NAO report ‘exposes government’s lamentable approach to social care’

Responding to the National Audit Office (NAO) report on the social care workforce published today (Thursday), UNISON’s assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “This damning report exposes the government’s lamentable approach to social care, which is letting down elderly and disabled people, as well as the dedicated staff looking after them. “Years of underfunding mean local councils […]

UNISON calls for a new set of principles for public service contracts

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has written to the Minister for the Cabinet Office calling for a new public service ethos to underpin the delivery of services