Blog: Friends with benefits

Concern over the use of lobbying continues to grow with this government. Reform is needed now and the sleaze must stop

Urgent action needed to address chronic undersupply of NHS staff

A lack of planning for a global pandemic left the UK and the NHS exposed like never before

Our champions of champions

UNISON’s Local Service Champions awards celebrate the invaluable contribution local authority staff make to our lives

UNISON responds to George Floyd’s murder case

“Others who abuse their power must be held to account before the law”

Proposed job cuts at Cadent Gas are irresponsible and unnecessary

Company must reconsider job loss plans

NEC 2021 election graphic

Election time – make sure you’re ready to vote for your NEC

With democracy at the heart of everything UNISON does, general secretary stresses that voting for the next NEC ‘only takes a few minutes’

Government must act over minimum wage laws affecting care workers, say UNISON and Mencap 

UNISON and Mencap write to Boris Johnson urging investigation into sleep-in pay

Government must do more to persuade care staff to have the jab

Attempting to force staff to comply by threatening their livelihoods is ​just plain wrong

Staying safe during Ramadan

UNISON’s national Black members’ committee wishes ’a blessed Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim members’ and highlights guidance on staying safe

Gloved hand holding vial of COVID-19 vaccine

Persuasion not coercion must be the key to drive vaccine take-up, says UNISON

Mandatory jabs are the wrong approach and a massive distraction.

anti-racism message being held by Black hand in Richmond, Yorkshire

UNISON to help lead union response to the racism report

The union will work with the TUC to address the discredited report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, which downplays structural and institutional racism

Turning young people onto politics

With elections across the UK on 6 May, UNISON is supporting National Voter Registration Day on 19 April

Heads and shoulders portrait of Roger McKenzie

Blog: The government can still address racism properly

Assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie looks at the background to the report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities and examines its failings

Join UNISON for a series of green events

Help build the union’s campaign on greening our public services

UNISON research reveals scale of council deficits

Finances have been hit by increased spending to deal with COVID and a reduction in income because of the pandemic