UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

2018 service group executive elections

Nominations will open in January for seats on the union’s seven service group executives, in what will be the first national UNISON election with the option to vote online or by post

Disabled members response to Phillip Hammond’s comments

Last week at the Treasury Select Committee Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond MP, in answer to a question about the cause of poor productivity implied that the UK’s poor productivity levels were the result of disabled people in the workforce. He said: ‘It is almost certainly the case that by increasing participation in the […]

Local government unions urge chancellor to fund pay

Joint letter to Philip Hammond from UNISON, Unite and GMB calls on him to fund ‘a decent pay award’ for school and council staff in this wee’s local government settlement

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This is what we do – top 8 brilliant things from 2017

It’s impossible to review UNISON’s year and do justice to all the amazing things UNISON’s activists and members get up to. So, we haven’t tried. Instead here are 8 pretty important, awesome things we’ve done together.

You forced MPs to discuss your pay

Almost 150,000 people signed the petition calling to scrap the public sector pay cap, and as a result, MPs debated the issue in Parliament this week.

UNISON backs Brexit amendment to save the Good Friday Agreement

The UK government needs to show it is ‘genuinely committed’ to upholding the peace process, says the union

Help to stop the government using aid to subsidise education profits

Write to your MP and DFID calling for a halt to support and funding of so-called ‘low-fee’ private schools in Africa and Asia

What happens if public service workers can’t afford to live near their work?

The cost of housing in London and the impact on public services

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Local government ballot result

Jane Slater has been elected unopposed to the North West female seat

The campaign for your pay rise continues

After the Budget failed to deliver for public service workers’ pay, the fight moves on

It’s all kicking off – footballers on racism, sport, and public services 

A few famous faces showed up at UNISON head office recently, for an event on behalf of anti-racism charity Show Racism the Red Card.

Have your say on pension changes

UNISON is encouraging members to have their say on pension changes

UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

The future of the political fund – have your say

UNISON is currently running a consultation on the political fund, don’t miss the chance to have your say. 

UNISON launches model trans equality policy

On Trans Day of Remembrance, the new policy will help workers and employers, and challenge transphobia in the workplace

‘If you want to be heard, speak in unison’

Assistant general secretary stresses the importance of unions