Have your say on private tenancies

The government is carrying out a consultation on proposals to ‘remove barriers’ to longer private-sector tenancies in England

The entrance of the Supreme Court

UNISON seeks leave to appeal on sleep-in case

‘We believe the Court of Appeal got this decision completely wrong and will do everything we can to reverse it’

‘You don’t achieve anything in the movement by yourself’

UNISON’s new president Gordon McKay talks about his ambitions for his year in office

strikers on the 30 June march with placards, banner and balloons

New strike dates announced in Wigan ‘subco‘ dispute

Strikers announce seven-day action beginning on 17 July in struggle to stay as NHS workers

Torus housing workers protesting with placards outside one of its offices

St Helens and Warrington housing members win 3.1% pay rise

Pay increase at north-west England housing group follows rejection of 2% offer and a ballot for industrial action

Pay up now ID

English further education pay claim submitted

Claim is for 5% or £1,500, whichever is greater, and the living wage

What would you do?

Ayrshire mental health nurse Gordon Mckay knew he had to act when he saw a colleague reduced to tears by a manager in the 1990s – now he’s the union president

UNISON is busting out all over – our monthly highlights

June saw a number of highlights for the union and our members glisten in the early summer sunshine

photograph of conference hall with speakers rostrum in the distance

Culture is a human need

Local government conference vows to campaign for libraries and cultural services.

UNISON members fighting for justice

Glasgow janitors and Birmingham social workers applauded as they tell local government conference of their campaigns.

portrait of Andy McDonald

A bold vision for water, environment and transport

Shadow transport secretary transport Andy McDonald shared Labour’s vision for the future at UNISON’s water, environment and transport service group conference.

photograph of WET conference in session

A changing work environment

Safety, new working practices and the increased use of technology were high on the agenda of the UNISON water, environment and transport conference in Brighton.

John McLoughlin speaking to conference with executive behind him

UNISON calls for properly funded council housing

Meeting just three-days after Grenfell anniversary, conference calls for safe and affordable housing for all

Delegate's t shirt with slogan: unity is our strength

Councils are bringing public services back in house

Conference calls for full review of outsourcing as tide begins to turn

Elizabeth Cameron speaking at rostrum

Shout it from the rooftops, declares local government conference

Conference calls for campaign to raise the profile of local government services and workers