Hands under flowing water

Thames Water announces it is to consult on axing 300 jobs

UNISON argues the plans are short sighted and will have wide ranging consequences, and vows it will fight to protect jobs

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Donate to aid efforts in Gaza and Israel

‘We are encouraging all our branches to support the critical work of Medical Aid for Palestinians and the Red Cross,’ says general secretary

Local government unions agree to accept pay offer for 2023

‘The first priority is to get this money into members’ pay packets as soon as possible’

Overseas nurses gather at their annual seminar in UNISON centre

Overseas nurses gather for ‘empowering’ day

This year’s overseas nurses’ network seminar allowed members to engage with leaders in the nursing sectors about their priorities for overseas nurses

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Scottish Water staff to strike for four days in November

UNISON says the action will have serious implications for water and sewage services

UNISON officer and activist recognised by health journal

Helga Pile and May Parsons were placed in the top 10 most influential Black people in English health by the Health Service Journal

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Second Much More Than You Are exhibition fights ‘bandism’

Chris Akaluka explains how the annual event was held at Newham University Hospital helps foster “unity, friendships and partnerships”

UNISON condemns violence in Israel and Gaza and calls for international law to be upheld

UNISON joins the international trade union movement, including the International Trade Union Confederation, in condemning the appalling violence against civilians in Israel and Gaza.

Tony Braisby

Tony Braisby

Tony Braisby, a long-serving and highly respected and valued member of UNISON’s editorial team, sadly died in September after a series of recent health battles. He was 63.

Young campaigners: Eric Roberts Awards 2023

Have young members in your region run a brilliant campaign? Do you know an exceptional young UNISON campaigner? If so, UNISON wants to hear from you.

Wildfires

Top 5 ways to help planet Earth this week

From webinars to WhatsApp messages, how to prepare and get involved in Green UNISON Week, which starts this Friday

Labour commit to restore School Support Staff Negotiating Body in England

The shadow education secretary, Bridget Phillipson, has announced the party’s policy to reintroduce the body if they win the next general election

Get support with your energy bills

The vice chair of There for You’s board, Debi Potter, explains the upcoming phase of the Energy Support Fund

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UNISON demands Thames Water answers

Christina McAnea questions how the near financial collapse of Thames Water was allowed to happen and calls for renationalisation of the water industry

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Movement – keeping momentum going in HE strike ballot

As the higher education autumn term strike ballot enters its final few weeks, UNISON has been using a new way of encouraging voting