Weapon and drug use ‘widespread’ among students on college premises

Dangerous behaviour needs to be tackled to ensure students and staff are safe.

Farida Gullam

UNISON renews its support for domestic abuse refuges

‘A woman should not have to give up her home or her employment because of abuse’

Cementing the legacy of the Year of Black Workers

Two motions concerning Black members were debated on the same morning UNISON beat the government over Windrush in the High Court

Guest speaker Monroe Bergdorf speaking at national delegate conference on Tuesday afternoon.

Celebrating Pride, rainbow lanyards and pronouns

Conference delegates gave their full backing to the union’s Year of LGBT+ Workers

Conference hears the promise of a national care service

Delegates heard Labour’s manifesto commitment to build a national care service ‘wouldn’t be in there if it wasn’t for our union’

‘Our members need a Labour government’

“We’ve spent the last 14 years condemning the Tories. Now it’s time to do something about it,” Christina McAnea tells conference

Time to put an end to the chaos and cuts

Promises of care changes are a life-changer, Christina McAnea tells conferences delegates

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Campaign this weekend for the New Deal for Working People

UNISON members will be joining fellow trade unionists across the country to promote Labour’s comprehensive plan to strengthen individual and collective rights

Delegates pledge to challenge exploitation of migrant workers

Conference hears how bad employers are exploiting migrant workers

High Court rules government’s Windrush failings are unlawful

Home secretary’s decisions found to be unlawful in UNISON legal case

President opens union’s national conference in Brighton

Welcoming delegates to conference, she spoke of her history in the union and her year as president before presenting the Eric Roberts award

Local government education wins and woes

Education motions closed out the 2024 local government conference in Brighton

The energy sector at a ‘pivotal moment’

UNISON’s energy conference considered the crucial balance between addressing the climate crisis, the energy crisis and members rights’ in a just transition

LG conference: Finance, funding and cuts

Conference hears of the “bleak picture” of local government finance and how it impacts the pay of workers and the services they provide

Sexual harassment and sexism rife in schools

A solution must be found before this worrying issue spirals out of control.