The entrance of the Supreme Court

Q&A: Who could be entitled to thousands in unpaid wages?

UNISON’s head of legal services, Shantha David, explains what the union’s recent Supreme Court victory means for workers

Sue Ryles, John McDonnell and Claire Stanhope hold Stars In Our Schools signs

Stars in Our Schools goes to Parliament

School support staff had the opportunity to share their experiences with politicians

Mother and baby

Survey reveals impact on families of low maternity pay

Statutory maternity pay, at 47% of the national living wage and 37% of women’s median incomes, is forcing new mothers back to work early or into debt

UNISON attends PSI conference in Geneva

UNISON president Libby Nolan led the union’s delegation to the 31st PSI conference in Geneva

We Are Police Staff – new film launches

‘Our police staff members do a vital job to keep communities safe by solving crime and bringing offenders to justice.’

Stars in our schools

Twinkle, twinkle: Stars in Our Schools is back

Stars in Our Schools is back, and this year there’s a special focus on early years education. But hurry – the deadline for ordering all your fantastic Stars merch is 6 October

Workers on picket line holding placards that read 'pay rise now: no slave labour' and 'Camden council: no slave labour'

Camden traffic wardens celebrate pay deal after 59 days of strike action

More than 100 workers took part in the successful, eight-week industrial action

Julia Mwaluke receiving the award

UNISON vice president leads organising team in care pay wins

Julia Mwaluke has led a successful local campaign to get over 100 care employers to pledge to pay workers the foundation living wage

Clinical support workers set to strike for the first time in NHS history

‘We all love our jobs and are dedicated to our patients. But you have to stand up for what you believe in’

Workers picketing

Over 100 Camden traffic wardens take indefinite strike action

UNISON members working for private company NSL have been on strike for a month in a dispute over pay

hand holding steering wheel of car

Workers speak out about mileage rates

“We have not had an increase in our mileage costs for twelve years, yet the fuel prices have vastly been inflated”

A UNISON flag waving against a blue sky outside The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK

Autumn term strikes set to go ahead at 13 universities

HE members have suffered a real-terms pay cut of around 25% over the last 14 years, due to year on year rises that were below inflation

UNISON condemns government plans to hike visa fees for migrants

The cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge – a double tax migrant workers have to pay to access healthcare – is set to increase to over £1,000 a year for each person

The Royal Courts of Justice in London

High Court rules ‘strike-breaking’ agency worker regulations unlawful

Judge agrees with UNISON that the then business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, acted unlawfully, unfairly and irrationally

High Court finds strike-breaking legislation unlawful following UNISON case  

Mr Justice Linden has today upheld the claims of UNISON and other unions that the government acted unfairly, unlawfully and irrationally.