‘We’ve got one chance’

With another general election less than a week away, UNISON’s presidential team took a few minutes out to discuss some of their main concerns

UNISON welcomes new social work regulator in England

The union has been working with Social Work England on its development, but stresses that UNISON itself provides specialist representation for social workers

UNISON member wins top health heroes award

Pauline Symington is a neonatal ward assistant at Ulster Hospital and won the popular vote after being nominated by her colleagues

Time to be inspired by our LGBT+ award winners

Annual awards recognise work by regional LGBT+ groups that help to promote the union inside and outside the workplace

‘The sooner we can kick them out, the better!’

President calls on LGBT+ activists to help get the vote out for the general election

Making sure there are no outsiders

LGBT+ conference hears of the need to inclusive education

LGBT+ delegates debate a packed agenda

From mental health to domestic abuse, rising hate crime to the gender recognition act, conference sets a busy pace

‘Every vote will count in this election’

Christina McAnea urges LGBT+ delegates to ensure that people are registered to vote next month

Let’s smash the disability pay gap

UNISON disabled members’ conference marks Disability Pay Gap Day and calls for mandatory reporting

Conference warned of Trump threat to the NHS

Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea address disabled members and urges them to tell people to consider public services when they decide how to vote in December’s general election

Delegates call for better information

Disabled members’ conference also discusses the importance of inclusivity and the work of caucuses

President urges UNISON activists to take up election challenge

Josie Bird tells disabled members’ conference that the general election is ‘not a challenge we can afford to shirk’

The UNISON member rebelling against extinction

Amanda King was arrested in London in October while protesting peacefully against inaction on the climate

UNISON signs TUC’s Dying to Work charter

Charter aims to provide terminally-ill workers with greater security and peace of mind

Outsourced North West workers win statutory recognition

Social care staff saw the union de-recognised after PossAbilities won the contract earlier this year