National Careers Week – the lost art of giving good guidance

It’s National Careers Week – but thanks to years of government cuts, careers advice at school isn’t what it used to be. UNISON thinks young people deserve a better start to their working life

Packing a punch, in the shortest month

It’s only got 28 days but UNISON made every one of February’s count – here’s our regular round up of just a few of the things the union achieved over the last month

UNISON and Nursing Times partnership helps support next generation of nurses

Student nurses can get an extra benefit from their UNISON membership

It’s the classic win-win

Join the UNISON lottery – win cash prizes AND support our charity, There for You

Carillion – a growing pension scandal?

The questions keep coming after the collapse of Carillion. Now, what is happening to employees’ pensions?

Holocaust Memorial Day and the story of disabled people

Holocaust Memorial Day helps us to remember the atrocities against minority groups including disabled people

Happy Christmas – and thank you for all you do

The time of year has come when most people take time off work, spend time with loved ones, relax and recharge their batteries for the year ahead. Yet for many UNISON members and other public servants, Christmas is a continuation of the working year. Instead of eating turkey or Quality Street, many of you will […]

A new dawn for apprentices

NHS Trust is the first to sign UNISON’s new apprenticeships charter

Have your say on pension changes

UNISON is encouraging members to have their say on pension changes

UNISON member awarded MBE

Former social worker honoured by the Queen

UNISON suspends Aung San Suu Kyi’s membership

Honorary membership suspended as international pressure grows over Myanmar’s humanitarian crisis

UNISON cautiously welcomes government’s school funding rethink

Union welcomes rethink from original proposal but warns that many schools will still struggle

FE pay claim: union writes to college heads asking for a decent pay rise

UNISON writes to English FE college heads demanding a decent pay rise for staff, and full implementation

UNISON tackles cancer in the workplace

Employers must do more to support workers with cancer – that was the message at a UNISON health and safety fringe event at the union’s national delegate conference last week, as the union launched its campaign ‘cancer in the workplace’