That was the year that was – the year in UNISON

As 2018 draws to a close we look back on a memorable year with the UK’s biggest union

England’s school staff asked to vote on effect of cuts

UNISON will hold consultative ballot on employment issues arising from central government reductions in school funding

Reserved (low pay) seat threshold for 2019

The cut-off wage for election to reserved (low pay) seats in the union is now £10.20 an hour

Save Our Services blog: The trading standards officer’s tale

For SOS Day on 6 December, we asked our members working in safety related roles to tell us about the reality of working to keep their communities safe under years of austerity.

Save Our Services blog: The environmental health officer’s tale

For SOS Day on 6 December, we asked our members working in safety related roles to tell us about the reality of working to keep their communities safe under years of austerity.

Redundancies raise their heads

UNISON prepares to defend members as staff are asked to pay the price for funding crises at two universities

There for You winter fuel grants

UNISON’s welfare charity There for You is once again making grants available to help low paid members meet winter fuel bills – applications need to be made by 15 February

Grimethorpe dinner ladies save their jobs

Members return to work as redundancy plans dropped after 36 days of strike action

Margaret Canavan – a true health hero

Belfast ward housekeeper and UNISON member named ‘operational support worker of the year’ at prestigious awards ceremony

Save our services – celebrate our unsung heroes

This year, we are focusing on the role our members in local government play in keeping people safe

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Centrica urged to talk about pension proposals

UNISON members won’t accept Centrica proposals to work longer, pay more and get less

The search is on for UNISON’s top young campaigners

Nominations for the 2019 Eric Roberts Award are open now – and need to be submitted by 28 December

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Wages, prices and bargaining

Money is getting tight – but what do the figures say about how much, or more accurately how little, our wages have kept pace with the costs we have to pay each week?

Celebrating 20 years of ‘trade unionism and socialism in action’

Dave Prentis joins NHS Credit Union birthday celebration in Glasgow

Let’s walk and talk …

What can we do to help UNISON grow this week?