‘Terrible news and the last thing public service workers need’

‘Only a united party can protect public services, jobs and disadvantaged communities,’ says Dave Prentis

Nice pay if you can get it

University vice chancellors’ pay has hit the headlines after the report on the subject from the new Office for Students – so we decided to take a deeper look at the figures behind the headlines.

UNISON calls for overhaul of England’s private housing system

Plans for a new Housing Complaints Resolution Service welcomed

UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

College workers to vote on industrial action

Members at ‘around 20’ FE colleges in England will take part in nationally co-ordinated ballot

Glasgow women mark victory in equal pay fight with rally at Glasgow City Chambers

‘We won’ – Glasgow women celebrate equal pay

City Chambers rally greets council’s ratification of £548m deal to compensate for years of unequal pay

UNISON spells out Brexit concerns

National executive council highlights three issues that need to be addressed to avoid ‘falling off a cliff’ next month

Liverpool hospital staff give 100% backing to industrial action

Ballot of outsourced support staff at Liverpool Women’s Hospital comes as company refuses to pay NHS rates

Bangor University

Union vows to resist Bangor university pension threat

Move against value of support workers’ pensions is ‘pretty shabby’, says UNISON

Defying the cold and looking to the future

UNISON started the new year in January as we mean to go on

End-of-year accounts for 2018 – branch audits

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

UCL UNISON launches #BringThemIn campaign for outsourced workers

‘Our members deserve equality in terms and conditions’ declares union

Liverpool signs up to UNISON’s End Violence at Work charter

City council becomes first to make union’s charter a key part of its commissioning process

Wythenshawe Sodexo staff win NHS pay rates

Moves toward industrial action ballot see Manchester hospital’s facility staff welcome in the new year with a pay boost

Easy Joiner: updated quick paperless joining

Have you tried Easy Joiner, our digital tool that that allows you to recruit new members in mere minutes?

Crossing the line – the worrying rise of the volunteer police force

More police forces are using more volunteers in more roles as they reduce the number of staff they employ – so UNISON asked forces in England and Wales to try and explain what is happening