Growing into Grovember

Across all our regions, throughout the month of Grovember, UNISON activists have been spreading the message that we’re #strongertogether

UNISON demands justice for Abdullah Karacan

General secretary writes to Turkish ambassador over murder of trade union leader

Employers encouraged to pay EU workers’ ‘settled status’ fees

UNISON publishes new guidance for branches, and a model letter to public-service employers, as pilot scheme is rolled out across the UK in November, based on employment

Get social, get growing

A few tips to make your Grovember posts perfect

UNISON branch noticeboard competition

Help make the union more visible during Grovember and your branch could win £500

Campaign to save nurseries goes national

A group campaigning to save five council-run nurseries in Salford has joined up with campaigners from across the country at a rally in Salford.

UNISON balloon and flag on the 23 October Glasgow equal pay march

Scotland’s local government members reject pay offer

Consultative ballot sees 79% vote against 3% offer and 67% vote in in favour of moving to industrial action

UNISON declares victory in Bradford redundancy row

University of Bradford climbs down on redundancy numbers the week after four-day strike

Public shows support for university workers facing pay cut

University of Leicester security workers’ petition attracts nearly 1,000 signatures in days – why not add your support?

UNISON celebrates becoming the UK’s biggest union

Becoming and staying the biggest and the best

‘We can’t sleepwalk into another Windrush’

MPs voice cross-party support for protecting the rights of all five million EU and UK citizens threatened by Brexit

placards, flags and banners feature on Parliament Square as part of the national libraries, culture and art demonstration

Turning over a new leaf – taking the fight for libraries to the streets

Writers, readers and workers take the fight for the country’s cultural soul to Westminster

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

NEC by-election result

Jo-Ann Marren elected unopposed to Greater London reserved seat

Epic film depicts the events leading to the infamous Peterloo Massacre

Mike Leigh’s historical adviser talks about the research that informs the recounting of the 19th century pro-democracy rally that ended in tragedy

Win prizes and save money during November with UNISON!

UNISON has turned November into Grovember. We’re welcoming new members to Britain’s biggest union – and thanking existing members – with exclusive money-saving offers. And there’s a chance to win £1,000 in time for Christmas if you recruit a friend