The international community must stand with the people of Sudan

UNISON demands the end of the military coup and for the immediate release of civilian and civil society leaders

Blog: Phased down and out at COP26

World leaders are not yet ‘sufficiently prepared’ to take the necessary decisions to cut emissions, says UNISON’s COP26 delegate Stephen Smellie

Climate talks are leaving workers ‘out in the cold’ warn unions

UNISON adds its voice to concerns that the UK’s own COP president is ignoring ‘just transition’ in the COP26 negotiations

UNISON’s climate marchers – in pictures

The union’s members and green activists made their voice heard for a just transition to a greener, safer future

Blog: ‘Blah blah blah’. But some progress at COP26

UNISON’s delegate to COP26 Stephen Smellie reports on the first week of the climate conference, from inside the halls and on the streets

Christina McAnea joins climate marchers in Glasgow

UNISON’s general secretary spoke of why ‘it’s so important that all of us, as trade unionists, are taking action in cities across the UK’

Unions seek investor action in challenging labour rights abuses

UNISON is supporting a Sri Lankan trade union fighting to represent beleaguered rubber glove factory workers

Blog: COP26 is here at last

On the eve of the climate conference, NEC member and green activist Stephen Smellie looks ahead to ‘potentially the most important meeting of world leaders ever held’

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Five ways to take part in COP26

UNISON will be playing a key role up to and during the global summit on climate change. But branches and members don’t need to go to Glasgow to take part

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UNISON backs mobilisation for climate day of action

Government must deliver ‘a fair and just’ response to the climate emergency

Social care charity goes beyond the real living wage for frontline staff

Move follows in-house trial that showed the positive impact of enhanced pay on recruitment and retention

COVID pandemic has ‘shone a light on inequalities’ in the NHS

UNISON health conference calls for the recovery from the pandemic to include an end to staff discrimination

‘We’ve been stabbed in the back by Boris Johnson’

Health conference debates what is to happen on pay for all health members both now and in the future

Safe staffing and flexibility key factors for future of NHS

‘The NHS can only recover if members and colleagues are thriving in their jobs,’ UNISON health delegates are told

‘Exhausted and demoralised staff are walking away from health care’

UNISON’s virtual health conference opens with a campaigning programme that will build on the lessons of the pandemic