Activists: an inspiration at the heart of our union

General secretary Dave Prentis takes inspiration from visit to Southampton District branch

Bradford hospital members to strike again

indefinite strike planned from 26 August if there is no resolution to outsourcing dispute

‘Think again’ UNISON tells government on LGPS plans

UNISON responds to the government consultation on proposals that would allow higher and further education employers in England to opt out of providing LGPS membership for new staff members

sun, thermometer and wall

We need a maximum safe working temperature

UNISON backs Labour plans to legislate on excessive heat in the workplace

UNISON takes a step forward at Cornerstone

Central Arbitration Committee says union’s bid for statutory recognition can go head at Scottish care charity

No new pay rise for English school support staff

Chancellor’s pay announcement only applies to teachers – and schools will have to find the bulk of the money themselves

MPs call for multi-billion pound education cash boost

Union welcomes Commons select committee report revealing ‘the true scale of the funding cuts to schools and colleges’

Members with placards form picket line at Birmingham University

Birmingham University members strike

Noisy, colourful and good humoured pickets call for fair pay

Members standing with banner reading: NHS pay – fighting for fair pay for NHS staff

North West hospital staff to strike for pay equality

Members at three NHS trusts deliver 100% vote for strikes to win NHS rates for all staff

Social Worker of the Year Awards

Nominations close at midnight on Friday 19 July

‘Your days are numbered,’ Dave Prentis tells Tories in Durham speech

‘There is an alternative‘ says general secretary as he lambasts austerity and calls for properly funded public services

Help to get comfortable with numbers

Work in schools and want to brush up on your number skills? UNISON has a partnership to help

HE members to vote on industrial action over pay

Ballot will start in autumn following rejection of employers’ final pay offer

Bradford hospital staff strike to stay in the NHS

Picket lines mark the start of seven days of action against plans to transfer members to a wholly owned subsidiary private company

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Newly elected NEC gets down to business

Local government funding and Brexit dominate debates at first business meeting