Inflation rise terrible news for families and public services, says UNISON

The soaring cost of living means growing anxiety for low-income families.

Fixing the NHS staffing crisis should be the government’s priority, says UNISON

Another top-down reorganisation is not the start to the new year that NHS staff in England were expecting.

Lords reject government’s anti-protest crackdown plans

Several of the government’s proposed anti-protest laws have been thrown out of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

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Blog: “Busy, demanding, and unpredictable – I wouldn’t have it any other way”

Looking back on my first year as general secretary, I am as determined now as I was a year ago to deliver on my promises to you

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NEC vows to continue campaigning on pay

Pay and the pandemic continue to dominate UNISON’s work, the first NEC of the year heard today

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Conference updates – spring 2022  

As Black members’ conference is cancelled, higher education and women’s conferences move online. See full details here

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It’s time to vote for your Health Heroes of 2022

Help to celebrate the wider healthcare workers that support our NHS and help raise awareness of their vital contributions

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Mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 with a focus on ‘one day’

The Holocaust Memorial Trust has produced free guides and resources to help your UNISON branch organise events and activities

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Introducing the year of disabled workers

Why 2022 is ‘an exciting opportunity to showcase the skills, experience and qualities that disabled people bring to the workplace and to society’

NHS staff-shortage crisis needs more than a quick Omicron fix, says UNISON  

Employers are using desperate measures to cope with desperate times. But stretching dwindling numbers every thinner cannot solve this staffing crisis. 

Ovo job cuts devastating for staff and worrying for consumers, says UNISON

Hard-working staff across the company will be devastated as they anxiously await their fate

Blog: It doesn’t get more sickening than the ongoing ‘partygate’

As Boris Johnson and others partied, UNISON members were fighting to save people’s lives and keep them safe – and nothing will ever erase that knowledge

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Low sick pay is leaving school meals staff unable to self-isolate

UNISON has written to the 20 biggest catering companies to urge that they review their sick pay policies in order to help keep staff and pupils safe

Take action against the new police bill

UNISON members are encouraged to take action against new legislation, which will drastically affect the right to protest

UNISON supports legal challenge over UK’s use of PPE suppliers

‘UK public procurement has continued to be stained by forced labour and union busting’