Never too big to care

UNISON is proud to be unique among unions in having a dedicated charity, There for You, which supports our members when life gets tough.

Cleaners at the forefront of needlestick injuries

Figures show the importance of controlling hazards, as European Health and Safety Week gets under way.

European unions call for solidarity with Glasgow women

Equal pay victory ‘would be an inspiration to millions of other women fighting for better pay’.

NEC gears up for growth

Two months of industrial action and campaigning shows why we need to go for growth, executive hears

Thousands of Glasgow women set to strike for equal pay

Around 8,000 school staff, nursery workers, care workers, caterers and cleaners – the majority of them UNISON members – will walk out on 23 and 24 October in the largest equal pay strike since the Equal Pay Act was passed

Bolton hospital staff strike today and tomorrow for NHS pay

‘I’ve never had to go on strike before, but we’re all standing together and I’m not scared’ – hospital domestic Andrea Lea

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Higher education members urged make voices heard in strike ballot

Ballot papers must be received before 25 October 2018

Boosting our members’ digital confidence

It’s Get Online Week from 15 to 21 October – as the use of digital technology increases in the workplace, we want members to try one thing online to increase their digital skills and gain digital confidence

16 reasons …

… that people give for not joining a union, and some helpful hints for changing their minds

Living wage week – a recruitment opportunity

New living wage rates are announced on 5 November as part of living wage week – and UNISON has plenty of material available if you plan any recruitment activity around the issue

Bolton hospital workers vow to go ahead with strike next week

Outsourced ‘subco’ workers reject latest pay offer as still below NHS pay

Higher eduction service group executive by-election

Nominations open on 8 October for vacant south west female seat

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How to … recruit new members

Like any union, UNISON is only as strong and effective as our members acting together – the more of us there are, the better we are.

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.