A huge network of people work together to keep our local communities going. Yet very few of us probably recognise the vital local services that we come into contact with everyday. It’s time to give our local service champions the recognition they deserve.
In the UK, on average, men earn 18% more than women. This is our gender pay gap. Find out how it happens and what UNISON is doing to bridge it.
UNISON is campaigning to stop the HCPC hiking fees for health staff by an inflation-busting 18%.
Thousands of UNISON members are being hit by universal credit chaos. Stories of lives devastated, people left penniless and families driven to foodbanks. We are determined to make decision makers listen. And it is your personal experience that will spur them to do something.
Campaign with UNISON to ensure that all schools are properly funded and to stop cuts in your local schools.
Young workers need trade unions more than ever. The houseless generation are contending with low wages, insecure jobs and no voice at work. Get involved in our campaign to recruit and organise young workers and secure protection at work for future generations.
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!
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.
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.