From school star to star MP

Fledgling MP Rosie Duffield has a very personal reason for supporting UNISON’s Stars in our Schools celebrations

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University staff in Edinburgh to stay directly employed

Campus operations staff at Queen Margaret University chalk up win in campaign against outsourcing threat

UK living wage 2020

The new UK living wage was announced by the Living Wage Foundation this week. It will be £9.30 across the UK and £10.75 in London.

More workers deserve to be paid the real living wage, says UNISON

Next government must help low-paid staff

Police staff agree two-year pay deal in Scotland

Police Scotland members say ‘yes’ to 3.25% pay rise this year and 3% next year

Exposing cowboy care providers: the state of social care

Research published today by the Centre for Health and Public Interest shows what UNISON members have been saying for decades: residential care homes are being run irresponsibly.

Lights! Camera! Action!

Could YOU be one of our Christmas stars on film? We’re looking for film clips of members

Let's fix probation logo

Government pushes ahead with transfer of Welsh probation staff on 1 December

UNISON had called for transfer to be delayed until February while negotiations on terms and conditions continue

Let’s smash the disability pay gap

UNISON disabled members’ conference marks Disability Pay Gap Day and calls for mandatory reporting

Conference warned of Trump threat to the NHS

Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea address disabled members and urges them to tell people to consider public services when they decide how to vote in December’s general election

Delegates call for better information

Disabled members’ conference also discusses the importance of inclusivity and the work of caucuses

President urges UNISON activists to take up election challenge

Josie Bird tells disabled members’ conference that the general election is ‘not a challenge we can afford to shirk’

Bringing joy to a psychiatric ward

A mental health team from Wales talk about what earned them the Team of the Year title at this week’s Nursing Times awards

Higher education pay ballot result

University workers vote 2-1 for strike action, but ballot does not meet the threshold for legal strike action

A month of perennial change

But championing and defending our members are always on UNISON’s agenda