Protecting jobs, saving the planet

“Climate change is here. And so are its consequences.” Union reps in the energy sector met to take action on climate change.

Camden wardens start five-day strike

Pay dispute with contractor NSL escalates in north London borough

North west council becomes latest to sign up to ethical care

A big change for homecare workers in Knowsley

Bolton hospital staff to stage 48-hour strike for pay parity

Strike by ‘subco’ staff will start on 11 October

NHS Earnings Max – get your resources on the UNISON Organising Space

Make sure your NHS employer is getting it right when it comes to our members’ take-home pay

Bolton members vote to strike over pay equality

Industrial action vote follows offer of 2% – well below Agenda for Change agreement – for workers transferred to NHS subco

A testament to the strength of feeling

Council workers from across UK pack Westminster to tell MPs ‘what’s really happening’ and urge them to Save Our Local Services

Union hails trust’s u-turn on private company plans a ‘fantastic victory’

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys trust becomes latest to abandon plans to transfer staff to private wholly owned subsidiary company

Photo of entrance to Salisbury district hospital, with ambulance in the driveway

UNISON calls on Salisbury NHS trust to rethink wholly owned subsidiary plans

UNISON warns that outsourcing hospital staff will create two-tier workforce as trust starts a month of consultations

August: it was no holiday

There was no lying on sun-loungers for UNISON or many of our members involved in key struggles at work

‘Think again’ UNISON tells North East health trust over subco plans

Packed Teesside meeting highlights health staff’s anger and worry of plans to hand them over to a private company

Bolton hospital workers’ pay ballot opens

Voting papers dispatched today in vote over action on pay parity

Bolton hospital workers to ballot on action for pay parity

Wholly-owned subsidiary pays staff less than directly-employed workers after failing to implement NHS pay rise

Scottish NHS members vote for three-year pay deal

94% vote for deal offering at least a 9% rise over three years, in four-week online ballot

Scottish careers advice members on a hill above Fife holding a placard reading: Careers Advice – a national service provided locally

UNISON makes call for proper careers advice in England and Wales

As young people face the prospect of having to rethink their career plans, the unions says 15 days training isn’t enough to help them