Unions to campaign for Labour’s ‘new deal for working people’

Christina McAnea calls the new deal ‘a priority for our union… a chance to reset the balance of power to benefit workers’

End-of-year accounts for 2023 – branch audits

Information for honorary branch auditors, from UNISON head of audit John Nagle

‘I am a young, Black, thriving woman. And my mental health matters’

Conference hears that Black communities are more likely to experience mental health difficulties, due to racism and other factors

Black members’ conference vows to continue the legacy of the Year of Black Workers

Continued activism is crucial as the government accused of ‘writing a new chapter in the history of racism in the UK’

UNISON given go-ahead to join judicial review of government inaction over Windrush

High Court will hear how former home secretary Suella Braverman reneged on key recommendations from the Windrush scandal inquiry

Are newly registered nurses still ‘thrown in at the deep end’?

New survey investigates the current state of support received by new nurses, midwives and nursing associates

UNISON condemns the resumption of violence in Gaza and calls for an immediate ceasefire

Health workers continue to risk their lives as they attempt to respond to the huge increase of those requiring treatment

Christina McAnea urges chancellor to make ‘real and positive change’ for disabled workers

‘Threatening benefit cuts or accusing disabled people of “not doing their duty” achieves nothing,’ writes UNISON general secretary

UNISON launches its One Team Awards for NHS staff

New awards will honour members working in non-clinical support and operational services

‘Pay gaps exist because no one is looking,’ disabled members hear

UNISON’s disabled members’ conference debates pay gaps, the national care service, and the health and disability white paper

Disabled people should be asking employers if they are ‘fit to employ’

MSP Pam Duncan-Glancy tells UNISON’s disabled members conference that delegates work is ‘changing lives’

Disabled members look towards the general election

UNISON’s disabled members conference opened with a round-up of the year’s activity – including positive lobbying for disability equality

Picketers holding up signs at the 2023 Scottish school strikes

More Scottish schools to close as UNISON sets further strike dates

Four more local authorities will be affected in second wave of action over pay

UNISON condemns ‘disgraceful’ approval for North Sea oil field

‘Somebody must show international leadership in tackling climate change. It looks like it won’t be the UK’

Health members in Northern Ireland to strike over lack of pay parity

Two-day action this week comes as members have yet to be made pay offer in absence of devolved government