TUC heartunions week 2024

12 – 18 February 2024

Annual TUC week to promote trade unions and UNISON to the wider public and in workplaces.

CANCELLED: UNISON Young Members online rally

16 November 2022 6:00pm–7:00pm

Online via Zoom

Online rally with Christina McAnea, UNISON General secretary, UNISON activists and guest speakers on the Cost of Living Crisis and young workers.

Raise the Roof – Online May Day Rally

1 May 2021 1:00pm–2:30pm


A celebration of organising from across the world with inspiring stories from South Africa, Palestine, Canada and more. Join us live for Raise the Roof, UNISON’s online mayday rally. Guests speakers to include Margaret McKee – Chair of UNISON’s International Committee Zanelle Matebula – Deputy International Secretary COSATU South Africa Assaf Adiv – MAAN Israel who organise Palestinian […]

One team week

4 – 8 November 2019

UK wide

A week to celebrate NHS support staff and show that UNISON campaigns for the whole NHS team A week to celebrate NHS support staff, particularly those working in operational services, and a chance for colleagues and the public to find out more about the vital role played by operational services staff. One Team Week celebrates […]

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Webinar: Pay Up Now! – for council and school workers

12 January 2018 12:30pm–1:30pm

Join our local government team for a presentation on the pay offer for local government and school members in Englnd, Wales and Northern Ireland and what it means for members

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Living Wage Week

5 – 11 November 2017

Across the UK

Living Wage Week runs from Sunday 5 to Saturday 11 November this year. The new rate for the UK is £8.75 per hour, and for London it is £10.20 per hour. Living Wage Week takes place each year during the first week of November. It is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the work undertaken […]

Celebrate Bi Visibility Day

23 September 2017 2:00am–2:00am

Across the UK

Join UNISON in celebrating Bi Visibility Day

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UN world day of social justice – One day without us

20 February 2017

Across the UK

Heart UNISON week 2017

8 – 14 February 2017

Hands off HRI ‘Funday Sunday’ march and festival

4 September 2016 2:00pm–9:00pm

Greenhead Park, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Heart UNISON week

8 – 14 February 2016

Many of you will know about – and have taken part in – the campaign against the Trade Union Bill. We won some important changes to the Bill in the House of Commons, but at the time of writing we don’t know whether it will become law or not, or if any amendments have been […]

Public meetings for strike action

13 – 19 February 2015

Across Northern Ireland

UNISON has organised a range of public meetings in towns and cities across Northern Ireland regarding the cuts proposed in health and education across Northern Ireland

NHS staff in England: Industrial action

13 – 14 October 2014


UNISON members working in the NHS in England will go on strike on Monday 13 October from 7am to 11 am and will be taking action short of strike action from 14 to 17 October.

Start of ballot of NHS workers in England

28 – 29 August 2014


UNISON is balloting its 300,000 NHS members in England for strike action. The ballot is in response to the government’s decision to deny 60% of NHS staff and 70% of nurses a pay rise for the next two years.

Police and justice pay campaigns 2014

19 June 2014 6:15pm–7:15pm

Syndicate 2, The Brighton Centre, Kings Road Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR

This fringe meeting is for police and justice delegates to discuss the campaigns to support our 2014 pay claims.