President stresses UNISON’s myth-busting role

Josie Bird tells conference the union must continue to grow, to provide and even stronger opposition to the government

McAnea issues defiant message to Johnson’s Tories

Assistant general secretary sets out the scale of the challenge, but tells women’s conference that UNISON is in shape to meet it

Prentis shares the ❤ with UNISON’s women

General secretary praises the union’s ‘special’ women as he says UNISON ‘will not abandon our fight’

UNISON women steady themselves for the fight

Women’s conference tackles a raft of business, with the general election result as a common thread

Angela Rayner: rebel with a cause

The favourite for Labour deputy leader tells UNISON’s women’s conference why lifelong learning is key

Women members set to sort it out

The UK’s biggest women’s conference convenes in Bournemouth with a packed agenda

Organising to defeat the far right

With fascism on the rise, a workshop at the Black members’ conference explored how it can be defeated

Too many unanswered questions

In 2014, toxic gases from a landfill site killed seven-year-old Zane. Six years on, his family is still awaiting justice.

Young Black member of the year – ‘I’m just trying to fight injustice’

Funmi Ayeni addresses conference after winning inaugural award

2020 Nelson Mandela Award presented to ‘pioneering’ woman

Yvonne Green honoured by Black members’ conference for going ‘above and beyond’

‘Our strength comes from you’, president tells conference

Josie Bird salutes UNISON’s Black members for their work in fighting back against increasing racism and intolerance

‘Getting actively involved with UNISON … got me out of the abyss’

Delegates applauded Charmaine Blaze at the Black members’ conference today, when she movingly described how UNISON helped her secure a managerial role at NHS Scotland after years of being under-employed, under-valued and lacking career progression. She observed that, for Black women in particular, the gender pay gap is “less of a gap and more of […]

‘This is our time’, Prentis tells Black members

On ‘Brexit Day’ Dave Prentis spoke of the importance of protection for immigrants and justice for the Windrush generation

Police branches welcome new maternity support

Chief constables in Norfolk and Suffolk agree to increase maternity support leave by a third

‘It’s our responsibility to kick racism out of our society’

Show Racism the Red Card launches this year’s schools competition at UNISON Centre