UNISON calls for new government inquiry into academy chain accused of misusing public funds

Ministers seem to have allowed a situation to develop where commercial interests overrode taxpayers’ interests and the public good. Pupils, parents and the public purse have all paid the price.

UNISON spells out settled status for its EU members

The union introduces new guidance documents and web pages dedicated to Brexit

Grounding a coup

A new documentary celebrates an act of international solidarity by Scottish factory workers that has entered into union folklore

It’s time to value our care workers

Birmingham care workers are on strike because the council thinks they’re an easy target for cuts

Photo of entrance to Salisbury district hospital, with ambulance in the driveway

UNISON calls on Salisbury NHS trust to rethink wholly owned subsidiary plans

UNISON warns that outsourcing hospital staff will create two-tier workforce as trust starts a month of consultations

August: it was no holiday

There was no lying on sun-loungers for UNISON or many of our members involved in key struggles at work

Pay Up Now! – for the full NHS team

If health workers are one team, then all should receive the same pay rise: UNISON is campaigning to bring this about

‘Think again’ UNISON tells North East health trust over subco plans

Packed Teesside meeting highlights health staff’s anger and worry of plans to hand them over to a private company

Prentis tells Birmingham care strikers ‘we will win’

Birmingham council wants to cut the hours – and pay – of its enablement team that works to help vulnerable people stay in their homes

Bolton hospital workers’ pay ballot opens

Voting papers dispatched today in vote over action on pay parity

Bolton hospital workers to ballot on action for pay parity

Wholly-owned subsidiary pays staff less than directly-employed workers after failing to implement NHS pay rise

Scottish NHS members vote for three-year pay deal

94% vote for deal offering at least a 9% rise over three years, in four-week online ballot

Scottish careers advice members on a hill above Fife holding a placard reading: Careers Advice – a national service provided locally

UNISON makes call for proper careers advice in England and Wales

As young people face the prospect of having to rethink their career plans, the unions says 15 days training isn’t enough to help them

two hospital chefs

Do you know a health hero and want to make sure they’re recognised?

Nominations for the 2018 Our Health Heroes, honouring the vital work done by NHS support staff, are now open and close on 16 September

Yorkshire hospitals strike called off after trust halts privatisation plan

Trust announced that it has scrapped plans to create a wholly-owned subsidiary after angry response at staff meetings