UNISON notches up a win in battle for care homes

UNISON campaign sees council agree to keep one home open and pledge no compulsory redundancies

‘Terrible news and the last thing public service workers need’

‘Only a united party can protect public services, jobs and disadvantaged communities,’ says Dave Prentis

Liverpool Women’s Hospital staff name strike day

Cleaners, porters and security and catering staff to take action next week, after their private employer refused to pay them the nationally agreed NHS pay rates

Assistant general secretary hails the difference UNISON makes

Addressing women’s conference, Christina McAnea says she wants to ensure the union continues to create such a legacy

Conference backs UNISON campaign on social care

Delegates reiterate that ‘social care is the bedrock of our society’

Birmingham care striker brings conference to its feet

Mandy Buckley tells delegates that the Birmingham strikers are not going to give in

‘Keep going and never accept any limitations’

UNISON women’s conference hears inspiring speech from Rosena Allin-Khan, NHS doctor and MP

Women back campaign to give LGBT group the plus factor

Delegates hear that proposed rule change will ensure that UNISON’s LGBT group is fully inclusive

‘We’re still standing’

Dave Prentis tells women’s conference that UNISON is ‘the women’s union’

Union is key in fighting sexual harassment

Debates suggest a range of approaches to tackling the problem, including education for employers and promoting a scheme to help women if they’re feeling unsafe

Safety and pensions up front as women’s conference opens

First day of debate sees elegates discuss health and safety for women, plus the plight of the Waspi generation

President tells women’s conference: unions make lives better

Gordon McKay urges activists to continue the fight against Conservative policies that knowingly hurt working people

UNISON calls for overhaul of England’s private housing system

Plans for a new Housing Complaints Resolution Service welcomed

Government’s care recruitment drive is ‘putting the cart before the horse’

It makes no sense to go all out on a recruitment drive

UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

College workers to vote on industrial action

Members at ‘around 20’ FE colleges in England will take part in nationally co-ordinated ballot