Labour’s plans will improve education for all

Schools are paying a high price for government cuts

‘We’ve got one chance’

With another general election less than a week away, UNISON’s presidential team took a few minutes out to discuss some of their main concerns

12 Labour pledges for public services

It’s December, the traditional time for lists: so here’s a dozen reason why we think one party in particular is making the best offer for public service and UNISON members

How to get the vote out

Hints and tips for the last few days of the general election campaign from UNISON’s communications team

Winning battles big and small: November in UNISON

In the heat of the general election fight, let’s take a moment to recognise all of the other brilliant battles (and awards) that UNISON has won this month

Trade unionists on trial in Turkey

Arzu Çerkezoğlu is just one of many trade union leaders facing trial in Turkey for speaking out and defending workers’ rights – UNISON is standing alongside her

In the fight of our lives

General secretary Dave Prentis has a message for UNISON members and their families, explaining why he will be voting for Labour on 12 December

Knock knocking on voters’ doors

The election is everywhere and many UNISON members and activists, along with other Labour supporters, are out canvassing for Labour on the doorstep – here are some tips from experienced doorstepper David Arnold

Hold all bosses to account that exploit low-paid staff, says UNISON

Employees across the UK are struggling to live on poverty wages

NHS staff shortages increase

‘Ongoing understaffing means we are more dependent than ever on the goodwill of health workers’

Ambulance delays down to nine-year NHS funding squeeze

Ambulances queuing outside A&E departments have become a common and distressing sight. It’s frustrating for crews who need to be on their way to the next emergency call and worrying for patients waiting to be seen.

UNISON welcomes new social work regulator in England

The union has been working with Social Work England on its development, but stresses that UNISON itself provides specialist representation for social workers

Npower collapse is a ‘cruel blow’ for employees, says UNISON

Energy retail sector would be better handled in public ownership

School technician cuts put safety at risk

Survey finds growing concern amongst staff

Blog: Standing with people who make me so proud of our union

What unites Ruth and Gareth, the Whiston Strikers, Carl, Steve and Laura is that they are willing to put their values – our union’s values – into practice. They are fighting injustice. They are taking on racism. They are opposing privatisation. And they are resolute in their demands for decent, properly funded public services.