November is Grovember! find out how you can get involved in our month-long push to recruit new members and retain our existing ones.
Some NHS trusts in England are seeking to save money by creating wholly owned subsidiary companies to deliver services, otherwise known as privatisation by the back door. Say No2Subcos!
European Health and Safety Week (EHSW) happens every year in the last full week of October (this year it starts on 22 October). The theme this year is healthy workplaces: hazardous substances. UNISON takes your health and safety seriously and we think EHSW is a great opportunity to highlight the fantastic work our safety reps […]
Since the 2016 EU referendum, we have been campaigning to protect the rights of EU citizens living and working in the UK.
The UK is due to leave the EU in March 2019.
As that date approaches, UNISON is determined that members’ rights, jobs and livelihoods will be protected in the final deal.
UNISON came into being 25 years ago. In the face of hostile trade union legislation, and attempts to decimate and privatise our public services, we have grown and become strong. Of our 1.3 million members around 80% are women making us the biggest organisation representing women in the UK. That alone is cause for celebration. […]
The personal, frank stories behind 10 years of austerity. Public services have reached breaking point and so have the people that deliver them. They are speaking out to expose the truth.
Mental health services across the UK are struggling as a result of chronic underfunding and increased demand. This is having a negative effect on people who use these services and on the health and wellbeing of the staff who provide them. UNISON is the largest union in the NHS and we believe there should be […]
UNISON is campaigning to ensure everyone who works in our NHS is valued, whatever role they fill.
Council services are there for you when you need them, making your community a decent and safe place to live. But years of Westminster’s savage spending cuts have forced councils to scale back services.
The idea behind a living wage is very simple: that a person should be paid enough to live decently and to adequately provide for their family. At its heart is an ethical argument for preventing in-work poverty and ensuring workers are not exploited through low wages.