Are you ready for the weekend of action to save schools?

On 21 and 22 April, education staff, parents and children across the UK will be taking part in a weekend of action against cuts to school funding

UNISON: 25 years strong

Our union is strong as we approach our 25th anniversary, general secretary Dave Prentis told UNISON’s national executive council at its meeting in London.

New study shows 1,000 Sure Start children’s centres may have shut

‘Children’s centres have been left in limbo,’ says UNISON

Violent crime is on the rise, but who is working to keep you safe?

Find out how many police officers, police staff and PCSOs you have in your area

Are you receiving universal credit? Have your say

UNISON is looking for people who are on the national minimum wage – currently £7.50 an hour – and who also get universal credit

A return to justice: thanks to UNISON

New data shows employment tribunals are on the rise again – thanks to our Supreme Court victory

Conference votes to oppose the tax credits rape clause

UNISON’s women’s conference voted against the UK government’s decision to limit child tax credit to the first two children, and the so called ‘rape clause’

UNISON women vote to fight for refuges

Refuge services for survivors of domestic violence have been decimated by the public-sector funding cuts, UNISON’s women’s conference heard

Suffragette descendant addresses UNISON women

Dr Helen Pankhurst addresses UNISON women’s conference

The unique health challenges women face

UNISON’s women’s conference votes to support the ageing female workforce

Dave Prentis stands at rostrum addressing UNISON women's conference

‘I will be with you on the picket lines’ vows Dave Prentis

General secretary backs Birmingham strikers as he speaks to ‘the biggest gathering of women trade unionists in this country’

photograph of unison women's conference debating STEM education

‘You can be a mother, daughter, sister and engineer if you wish’

UNISON’s women’s conference addresses the lack of women working in science, technology, engineering and maths

‘I see first-hand how lack of funding is harming the NHS’

UNISON president and hospital catering assistant Margaret McKee gives rousing speech to women’s conference

Women’s conference kicks off with a vote to boost organising

Women’s conference votes to take measures to ensure more low paid women can participate in the union

The NHS crisis in five charts

Unless you’ve been truly hibernating so far this year, you will have heard that thousands of NHS operations have been cancelled. But what is the NHS winter crisis?