It’s all kicking off – footballers on racism, sport, and public services 

A few famous faces showed up at UNISON head office recently, for an event on behalf of anti-racism charity Show Racism the Red Card.

UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

The future of the political fund – have your say

UNISON is currently running a consultation on the political fund, don’t miss the chance to have your say. 

Unions vote to stand up for migrants and refugees

Public Services International congress hears of the plight of refugees and migrants

Dave Prentis re-elected president of Public Services International

Global federation also re-elects Rosa Pavanelli as general secretary

‘Now is our time to lead’ Dave Prentis tells PSI congress

Dave Prentis opens the Public Services International congress with a speech to delegates from across the world  

Why Public Services International is important to you

Public service workers from around the world travel to attend Public Services International congress.

Photo credit: Ben Brooksbank

From explosions to asbestos – the history of health and safety

Find out how we got to where we are with health and safety regulation

Working in mental health: the problems in five charts

It’s world mental health day this Tuesday (10 October) so to mark the occasion we’re looking at some data that shows what’s happening to mental health service users

Black workers hit harder by austerity

In June this year, UNISON ran a survey to find out about members’ financial situations, and some of the results are shocking, especially when it came to our Black members.

Sign. Share. Scrap.

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.