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UNISON’s petition calling to scrap the pay cap is getting close to the 100,000-signature mark.

Open University should not be closed to Cubans

UNISON has issued a statement criticising the Open University for banning students from Cuba.

Are we heading for a nurse and midwife crisis?

The media is full of reports that we are in, or heading towards, a nursing crisis. That is to say, a huge shortage of them. But are we really? We dive into the data to find out.

Join the rally for EU citizens living in the UK

A rally to celebrate EU citizens living in the UK, and British citizens living in Europe, is to be held on Wednesday 13 September.

A statue for the socialist suffragette

There is a memorial in Westminster to the brave women who fought for women’s suffrage, but one of the key campaigners doesn’t feature on it.

Engineering a better society

Magda Lezama is a senior council engineer, a rambler, a wine enthusiast, a single mum and a UNISON activist.

Famous friends of the NHS

“The crisis in the NHS has been caused by political decisions.”

‘I go without lunch and tell my colleagues I’m on a diet’

As part of our Pay Up Now! campaign calling for an end to the pay cap, members have been telling us their stories of living without enough money…

How UNISON changed the law: the story behind our success

UNISON has won the most significant judicial intervention in the history of British employment law

When data wins in court

Sometimes data tells you an interesting story, sometimes it reveals hidden truths, and sometimes it wins you a four-year legal battle with the government

Pay cap: the numbers behind public sector pay

Public sector pay is in the news – but what exactly are the numbers behind the pay cap?

Higher education: Government urged to get a grip on vice chancellor salaries

UNISON has written to universities minister Jo Johnson to call for more transparency in decision-making over pay in the higher education sector.

Unions urge foreign secretary to help stop Saudi beheadings

Unions call on foreign secretary to help stop the imminent execution of 14 pro-democracy activists in Saudi Arabia

UNISON joins the carnival against the cuts

Thousands of parents, pupils, school staff and their unions demonstrated against cuts to school funding yesterday

Take our equality survey and you could win a free holiday

Last year nearly 5,000 UNISON members took part in our equality survey. Take part this year and you might win a holiday.