Kevin Jackson speaking to rows of delegates

‘We need to outlaw fire and rehire forever,’ declares UNISON community conference 

The annual conference was held in Bournemouth on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 March

Christina McAnea is one of this year’s 100 Women in Westminster

Women in Westminster: The 100 celebrates the achievements and the valuable role women play in public life, from parliamentarians to political commentators

Survey: Have your say about your choices at work

UNISON members are invited to have their say about work and the choices available

UNISON in solidarity with Ukraine graphic

Ukraine: Solidarity one year on

Union members and branches are invited to donate in solidarity with the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine.

Delegates at UNISON national Black members conference hold up '2023 year of Black workers' banners

The Year of Black Workers

A year-long focus on the important issues that affect Black members and their everyday lives

Adejare Oyewole from the national Black members’ committee

Black members’ conference confronts cost of living crisis

Delegates back call to fight for above-inflation pay rises

Delegates voting at Black members' conference

UNISON demands action on migrant worker health surcharge

Conference hears the surcharge is a form of tax mainly targeting Black people

Black members pass motions on disability and cost of living crisis

The second day of the UNISON national Black members’ conference, hosted in Edinburgh, passed a number of key motions affecting Black workers

Rod Leon

Carol Sewell wins 2023 UNISON Nelson Mandela Award

UNISON presents the Nelson Mandela Award every year to someone who has ‘gone above and beyond to represent Black members’

‘Let’s raise the bar,’ Christina McAnea tells Black members

Welcoming UNISON’s Year of Black Workers, the general secretary said: “Our union is stronger because of our Black members”

EU law bill: Disability protections under threat

Retained EU Law Bill could lead to “a shameful step backwards for disability equality at work”

A woman ambulane worker holds a flag over her should with a small brazier fire and blue sky in the background

Three things you need to know about the anti-strike bill

The government’s Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill is a full-frontal attack on working people and the trade unions they organise within

Flood defence works being carried out by the Environment Agency

UNISON calls on minister to unlock EA pay talks ahead of strike

Staff in the Environment Agency have seen their pay eroded by over 20% in the last decade and are now “working one day in every five for nothing”

The Royal Courts of Justice in London

Court permits UNISON challenge on law allowing strike-breaking

The union is challenging government regulations that undermine the right to strike

UNISON secures £29m in personal injury settlements for members

The vast majority of these cases were work-related personal injury claims