A group of Mitie workers with Christina McAnea on a visit to UNISON Centre

The NHS workers in a Mitie fight for fair pay

Company is refusing to pay a COVID bonus to the privately-employed NHS workers – despite being signed up to Agenda for Change

Woman striking a yoga pose

Yoga instructors pose a strike problem for unbending council

Together with colleagues teaching Pilates and aerobics, the instructors backed industrial action as Colchester City Council remains stubborn on pay

a lit gas ring

UNISON urges Ofgem to act on customer bills

Union also calls for action on a just transition to environmentally friendly energy jobs

UNISON centre sign

NEC plans for the coming year

Meeting hears reports from general secretary and presidential team, recommits to work on Gaza, and discusses plans for national delegate conference

A UNISON Pride in our Work balloon and flags

A union that keeps making LGBT+ history

It’s LGBT History Month, so there’s no better time to explore UNISON’s contribution to the struggle for equality

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MPs celebrate college support staff

Westminster event sets the scene for UNISON’s Champions in Our Colleges celebration tomorrow (Friday 9 February)

UNISON assistant general secretary Jon Richards addressing the union's higher education conference in February 2024

Higher education conference hears of ‘systemic under funding’

Delegates met in Milton Keynes to tackle a wide-ranging agenda

Aerobics instructor Melinda Harrison outside a Leisure World sports centre

Inflexible bosses keep yoga instructors’ pay down

Aerobics and Pilates instructors at Colchester City Council are also affected, as the UNISON members vote on strike action

Graphic for Holocaust Memorial Day with the words 'Never forget, never again in white capitals on a black background, with a candle to the right

Remembering all those killed by the Nazis

This year, we reflect on the fragility of the rights of targeted and scapegoated people; how freedom can be eroded with violent rhetoric, demagoguery and conspiracist ideas

Black and white photo of marchers on a protest, with the words 'Protect the right to strike' in red on white superimposed, then 'march and rally' in white on red below that.

Protect the right to strike as the Tories act to axe workers’ rights

Join the TUC-organised march and rally in Cheltenham on 27 January

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UNISON takes the call for a just transition to COP28

NEC member Tony Wright explains what he’ll be doing in Dubai and why it’s vital that UNISON has a presence there

UNISON president Libby Noon addressing the union's LGBT+ conference

UNISON president welcomes the union’s Year of LGBT+ Workers

Libby Nolan says she looks forward to helping make it ‘the best year possible’

Members at a Liveability special education school in Poole, Dorset, taking strike action over low pay

Poole education members strike over low pay

Members at the Victoria Education Centre voted for action by 97% in an 81% turnout

Social worker Angela Medford

UNISON is standing up for social workers and their profession

Four new films illustrate why social work is important and why being in a union is vital too

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Reserved (low pay) seat threshold for 2024

The cut-off wage for election to reserved (low pay) seats in the union rises to £12.70 an hour