Omicron: Extending our solidarity to PPE supply chain workers

At UNISON, the paradox that our members are saving lives using products made by workers whose rights are violated is very uncomfortable

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Blog: The members helping us weather the storms

We owe our energy and environment members a huge debt of gratitude for keeping us safe and warm from the worst of the winter weather

Christina McAnea

Blog: Working towards a flexible, fairer future

We need the government to champion the cultural shift to building flexibility into all jobs from the start and not just a right to ask a ‘favour’

Christina McAnea

Blog: The fights for better pay and better public services are linked

With the UK government making disastrous decisions for workers and services, UNISON will be running industrial action and consultative ballots in the coming weeks

Christina McAnea

Blog: The Living Wage increase – still a long way to go on fair pay

But we shouldn’t be under any illusion – by itself the Living Wage does not offer a long-term solution to a UK labour market characterised by low pay, persistent gender and ethnicity pay gaps, and obscene levels of inequality

Blog: A masterclass in smoke and mirrors

The chancellor’s budget statement is not what we expect from politicians who claim that theirs is the real party of public services

Blog: Why we should all take the menopause seriously

World Menopause Day is a reminder that the menopause is a workplace issue, says Christina McAnea

Blog: Why we must all resist this wicked Trojan Horse

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is a pernicious attack on our legitimate democratic practices – and we should all be worried, says the general secretary

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Blog: Help us stand with HOPE not hate against the far right

After attacks on HOPE not hate’s new website, UNISON is encouraging branches to help raise the funds to protect the organisation from such acts

Christina AmcAnea dressing the Labour Party conference

Blog: Taking our demands to the Labour Party

We heard much to applaud at the conference, but we’re a critical friend of the party and will make sure it delivers for public services and those who provide them

general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: After everything, a pay cut is the bitterest of blows

Our health conference is a reminder of the sacrifices our health members have made, the challenges to come – and what we can achieve together

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Blog: Still in solidarity, two decades later

As American unions come together to mark the 20th anniversary of that horrifying day, we recommit ourselves to the campaign for peace across the world

Blog: Is this the kind of community you want to live in?

Our local services face catastrophic cuts. Help us stand up for them and take action now

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Blog: Plight of desperate Afghans highlights UK’s cruel refugee plans

MPs from all parties must defeat Westminster government’s plans to further criminalise and punish those fleeing for their lives

general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: Fighting for pay across the union

Pay is coming to a head and we need all of our members and activists to take part in every ballot and every consultation