UNISON members on a socially distanced picket line outside Cumberland Infirmary

Cumberland Infirmary workers stage second strike

UNISON calls on NHS England to investigate where a “substantial sum” of money has gone that should have been used to fund unsocial hours payments for the workers

NEC agrees branch resources package

The branch resources review makes a series of proposals for more practical support for local branches including improved funding formula and a new branch support and organising fund

Unions dismayed by delays on pay rise decision for ​council and school workers

Employers must speed up pay offer

Gloved hand holding vial of COVID-19 vaccine

‘Peace of mind and protection’ – why members are getting the jab

UNISON members share their experiences of getting the COVID-19 vaccine to help show that, despite historical health inequalities, there’s nothing to fear

Chancellor Rishi Sunak with the red Budget box

NHS staff ​urge the chancellor to do the right thing and fund a pay rise

Rishi Sunak should give something back on behalf of the nation

‘If you work with people, you work with victims of domestic abuse’

UNISON hosted a panel event on empowering victims and survivors of domestic abuse in the workplace, with speakers including MP Jess Phillips

The government needs to get tough with care home operators ​not paying their share of tax

Unscrupulous employers are exploiting the UK care system and shifting profits offshore

Chancellor Rishi Sunak with the red Budget box

‘Make it a workers’ budget,’ UNISON urges chancellor

General secretary to call for an end to the pay freeze, real living wage for care workers and proper investment in local government

Blog: Challenging racism matters to every branch

Challenging all forms of racism in the workplace is vital to UNISON’s work

A ‘big bang’ reopening of schools is ‘unnecessary and reckless’, says UNISON

Union says a phased return of all schools and colleges in England from 8 March will protect pupils and staff

Cautious approach is the right one and must apply to schools, says UNISON

Education needs phased approach for safety’s sake

Keir is right to say there can be no going back to normal, says UNISON

Decent pay and properly funded services are needed now

Immigration health surcharge (IHS) reimbursement service

Are you eligible for an Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) reimbursement?

Unions hold last-ditch talks to avert Cumberland Infirmary strike

Mitie, the hospital trust and Health Management Carlisle are squabbling over who is responsible for paying 150 workers unsocial hours payments that have been missed for a decade

‘Empowering women is what this union does’

UNISON’s Empowering Women – Live! online event begins with speeches from general secretary Christina McAnea and deputy leader of the Labour Party Angela Rayner