The ‘truly appalling’ treatment of the Windrush generation

Conference overwhelmingly votes to continue to support members affected by the Windrush scandal and to campaign for a fairer immigration system

President hails UNISON’s incredible growth and success

Gordon McKay opens union’s national delegate conference in Liverpool highlighting victories and the benefits of being in UNISON

The government needs to ‘sling their hook’

Local government delegates agree it’s essential to get rid of the Conservative government in order to save our services

Intolerable call centre abuse

Conference hears that energy members should not have to face aggression and abuse at work

Taking big steps

Labour’s shadow minister for energy spoke passionately to delegates at the energy conference about the party’s ambitious vision for the energy industry

Brazilian union leader inspires conference

Local government union leader tells delegates about the fight back against the far right

Energy – “Our jobs, our professions, our futures”

The energy industry faces unprecedented challenges and UNISON is fighting to place workers and their rights at the heart of a greener economy

Public money for public housing

Councils need support to rebuild their capacity to meet the country’s housing needs

With you from the cradle to the grave

‘We are an essential part of our communities,” local government conference hears as it backs new national campaign to promote local service champions

Health, safety and welfare produce multiple concerns

Local government delegates hear horror stories as they debate motions on stress, hot-desking and disability leave

Young workers yearning for learning

Conference hears how young workers are often denied training because of austerity, yet this will mean a skills shortage in the future

The dread and pain of zero-hours contracts

Conference hears government claims of record employment disguise continuing attacks on secure, properly paid jobs in the name of private profit

Delegates debate measures to support our local service champions

From campaigning around pay to fairness for apprenticeships, local government delegates discussed a wide range of issues this afternoon

Neville Southall: ‘being a union rep is the best thing you can do’

Goalkeeping giant who now works with troubled youngsters addresses local government conference

Sheep grazing under a tree

Holding back the flood on food safety

Local government pledges continued campaign against privatisation and deregulation of meat hygiene service