Unions and employers link up to fight for colleges

Campaign will see further education unions, college employers and students lobby Parliament in October to call for proper funding

Registration opens for BAOT/UNISON annual seminar

Seminar will discuss a wide range of issues, including pay, young members and pensions

Get ready for UNISON’s annual NHS staff survey

The survey aims to take a snapshot of life working in the NHS on a single day – and this year, it’s open to all health service staff

UNISON is sending out HE ballot papers and calling for yes to strike action

UNISON is calling for members to back strike action, as some employers attempt to impose the below-inflation offer

It’s time to value our care workers

Birmingham care workers are on strike because the council thinks they’re an easy target for cuts

Pay Up Now! – for the full NHS team

If health workers are one team, then all should receive the same pay rise: UNISON is campaigning to bring this about

Prentis tells Birmingham care strikers ‘we will win’

Birmingham council wants to cut the hours – and pay – of its enablement team that works to help vulnerable people stay in their homes

Yorkshire hospitals strike called off after trust halts privatisation plan

Trust announced that it has scrapped plans to create a wholly-owned subsidiary after angry response at staff meetings

More join our fight against violence at work

Community service group committed to using the charter to help end the belief that violence and aggression is ‘part of the job’

York council agrees to sign Ethical Care Charter

Decision comes after a lengthy campaign by UNISON

Graphic from the cover of the ethical care charter document

Manchester City Council moves to lift carers’ pay

Announcement comes as part of plans to bring social care and NHS services closer together

Help the campaign to save 500 lives a year

A change to the law on organ donation could save hundreds of people – and you can help

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

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