Liverpool Women’s Hospital staff name strike day

Cleaners, porters and security and catering staff to take action next week, after their private employer refused to pay them the nationally agreed NHS pay rates

Labour split is ‘terrible news’

Working people need a Labour government but split parties don’t win elections

Nice pay if you can get it

University vice chancellors’ pay has hit the headlines after the report on the subject from the new Office for Students – so we decided to take a deeper look at the figures behind the headlines.

Assistant general secretary hails the difference UNISON makes

Addressing women’s conference, Christina McAnea says she wants to ensure the union continues to create such a legacy

Conference backs UNISON campaign on social care

Delegates reiterate that ‘social care is the bedrock of our society’

Make bosses liable for sexual harassment against staff, says UNISON

Employers who fail to tackle members of the public who grope and subject female staff to lewd jokes should be held to account, says UNISON today (Saturday). A motion debated at UNISON’s annual women’s conference in Bournemouth is seeking better protection for employees from unwelcome advances by people using public services, including parents and patients, […]

Blog: Every victory for our union is a victory for our women members

UNISON women are the majority of our members and the heartbeat of everything that we do – so it’s only right that women are a majority in our democratic structures too. That’s not an accident, that’s integral to how our union works and how our union succeeds.

Birmingham care striker brings conference to its feet

Mandy Buckley tells delegates that the Birmingham strikers are not going to give in

Bring probation contracts back into public control to avoid further disaster

The government must immediately step in to bring these collapsed services back in-house

‘Keep going and never accept any limitations’

UNISON women’s conference hears inspiring speech from Rosena Allin-Khan, NHS doctor and MP

Women back campaign to give LGBT group the plus factor

Delegates hear that proposed rule change will ensure that UNISON’s LGBT group is fully inclusive

We should be proud of our past and ready for the battles ahead, says UNISON general secretary

When we stand together we can take on anyone

HCPC decision to increase fees is ‘hugely disappointing’

The HCPC should be doing all it can to encourage people to continue in their professions

‘We’re still standing’

Dave Prentis tells women’s conference that UNISON is ‘the women’s union’

Blog: Taking the sleep-ins fight to the Supreme Court

We’re fighting every step of the way to win our case on “sleep ins” – making sure care workers who stay overnight with the vulnerable people they care for receive the pay they deserve for their work. And this week we were granted permission to take our case to the Supreme Court.