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.

Standing up for children’s education

School cuts are affecting children and UNISON will gear up campaigning against them, local government conference vows

‘We need to talk about safe housing’

The horrific tragedy at Grenfell tower pushes safe housing up the agenda at UNISON’s local government conference

Derby and Durham school support staff bring inspiration

Faced with huge cuts to their pay, these UNISON members fought back

Huge drop in EU nurses applying to work in the UK

New figures reveal nursing shortages hit further as Brexit vote sees numbers applying from the EU fall

The Manchester Arena terrorist attack – two UNISON members’ stories

Adam Williams was in a corridor with a patient at the Salford Royal hospital when he heard news of an explosion in Manchester. Twenty minutes later he was at the scene

Police cuts and crime in your area

Since the Conservative government came to power, both in coalition and after, our police service has been devastated by cuts to officers and staff, including PCSOs.

General election 2017: Social care

With just a few days to the election UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on social care – one of the issues that matter most to our members

Hot topics for national delegate conference

Representatives of UNISON’s 1.3 million members will meet in Brighton next month to decide policies and priorities that will take the union forward

New regulations for early years first aid training 

Staff in England who qualified after September 2016 need to hold a paediatric first aid certificate, under regulations that came into force last month

New strategy for early years education is flawed, says UNISON

New government strategy for England ‘is flawed as it says nothing about the pay and conditions of early years staff’

Where’s the support for our mental health?

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, UNISON members share their experiences of the UK’s struggling mental health services