Staying safe during Ramadan

UNISON’s national Black members’ committee wishes ’a blessed Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim members’ and highlights guidance on staying safe

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Persuasion not coercion must be the key to drive vaccine take-up, says UNISON

Mandatory jabs are the wrong approach and a massive distraction.

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UNISON to help lead union response to the racism report

The union will work with the TUC to address the discredited report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, which downplays structural and institutional racism

Turning young people onto politics

With elections across the UK on 6 May, UNISON is supporting National Voter Registration Day on 19 April

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Blog: The government can still address racism properly

Assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie looks at the background to the report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities and examines its failings

Join UNISON for a series of green events

Help build the union’s campaign on greening our public services

UNISON research reveals scale of council deficits

Finances have been hit by increased spending to deal with COVID and a reduction in income because of the pandemic

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Supporting branches – online events coming soon

A series of online Q&A sessions on the future of branches in UNISON is part of the union’s branch resources review

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Calling all outsourced members in the NHS

UNISON survey strengthen its One Team Us2 pay campaign for outsourced healthcare workers

UNISON wins U-turn over hospital parking charges

West Midlands trust criticised for reimposing parking charges that were meant to be free during the pandemic

Free visas extensions should apply to all overseas health and care workers, says UNISON

Care workers almost ignored once again

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UNISON to step up campaigns on pay and social care reform

NEC agrees to ‘turn the temperature up on pay’, focus on public services in the lead up to the 6 May elections and maintain an international outlook

Decision to keep face coverings is the right move, says UNISON

Important measure to stop infection spread

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Branching out – UNISON’s branches look to the future

What is the branch resources review and why is it a good thing?

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Us2 launched as next stage of One Team campaign

UNISON writes to NHS private contractors calling on them to pay Agenda for Change rates to all staff