Labour rescue plan gives NHS hope, says UNISON

The health service would be revitalised by this major cash boost to our most cherished national institution

Northern Ireland NHS staff and social workers back strike action, says UNISON

The ballot concentrated on safe staffing levels and pay parity, as health workers in Northern Ireland are paid less than their colleagues in Britain.

Blog: This election is the fight of our lives

I know that in the days and weeks ahead, Labour can win this election where it counts – both on the streets, and by showing it has the best plans for working people. I promise you our union will be playing our part – and so will I.

More workers deserve to be paid the real living wage, says UNISON

Next government must help low-paid staff

Families will be thrown a lifeline by early-years plans

Restoring Sure Start centres is a major priority

Police staff agree two-year pay deal in Scotland

Police Scotland members say ‘yes’ to 3.25% pay rise this year and 3% next year

Visas for overseas NHS staff just ‘window-dressing’, says UNISON

Hostile Tory policies have left overseas staff feeling unwanted and anxious about their futures

Reserved (low pay) seat threshold for 2020

The cut-off wage for election to reserved (low pay) seats in the union is now £10.63 an hour

Labour plans will transform working lives of women

Commenting on Labour’s proposals to improve the workplace for women, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said today (Thursday): “Balancing work with caring for children or elderly parents and running a home can be a struggle for many women. “Good employers know that paying women fairly, offering them generous maternity leave and pay packages, along with flexible […]

Exposing cowboy care providers: the state of social care

Research published today by the Centre for Health and Public Interest shows what UNISON members have been saying for decades: residential care homes are being run irresponsibly.

Sustained investment needed to fix years of Conservative cuts, says UNISON

Chancellor’s pledges nowhere near enough to tackle nine years of austerity

Lights! Camera! Action!

Could YOU be one of our Christmas stars on film? We’re looking for film clips of members

Critical incident shows hospitals are ‘creaking at the seams’, says UNISON

Nottingham emergency highlights pressures across the NHS

Conservatives putting everything up for grabs on NHS, says UNISON

Briefing lays bare Tory thinking

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Drug and alcohol workers take pay fight to Addaction’s London HQ

Drug and alcohol support workers will be demonstrating outside the headquarters of employer Addaction today (Wednesday), over broken pay promises, says UNISON. Fifteen employees from Leigh and Wigan – who are midway through a five-day strike – will be in the capital to force the charity to listen to their demands for fair pay. The […]