A UNISON trio are balancing their public service jobs with a new role – as rock stars
Women have always been central to trade unions and the fight for a better society. To celebrate International Women’s Day we’ve put together a timeline of some of their key achievements
Dead bodies, detective work and the truth about food poisoning – the work of the environmental health officer has no shortage of surprises
UNISON members across the UK played a part in protecting their trade union rights
Email your MP to add their voice to tomorrow’s (23 March) Westminster Hall debate
Polly Smith is a homecare worker
Friends and fellow UNISON members Elaine Brooks and Elaine Cotterell have worked in libraries all their lives. They travelled to London to defend their passion
I work with people who have memory problems. I’m a community psychiatric nurse so I go to the homes of people who have Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.
Annette is a medical secretary in Scotland who loves that UNISON stands up for the whole NHS
I spend my days talking to members of the public on the phone, answering their queries on environmental issues, from planning and environmental health to housing repairs like a broken toilet
As a library assistant my job is to be the first point of contact for people who come in to use the services – I look after the book stock, order new books, transfer books, advise parents on what level children’s books their child should have and more
I first got involved with UNISON because I had a workplace issue; I was accused of stealing something from the organisation I used to work at
My job is to support people with learning difficulties to live in the community independently.
Hundreds of student nurses have protested against proposed cuts to bursaries
Threatened cuts to pay for teaching assistants in the North East have been condemned by UNISON. Staff in Durham schools could lose up to £5,000 a year under council proposals to introduce term-time only contracts from September 2016.