“Disappointing” council pay offer ignores huge Covid effort of workforce, say unions

Employers should come back with improved offer

Recognising the key role played by operating department practitioners during the pandemic

Vital work of ODPs being marked

UNISON’s NEC election ballot helpline is now open

The dedicated telephone helpline will ensure all members receive their ballot papers, for union’s most important election

Invest in NHS staff or waiting lists won’t shorten, says UNISON  

The backlog is overwhelming and will take years to clear.

Time for Westminster to follow Edinburgh on NHS pay

Health workers in all parts of the UK deserve decent rise

A man holding a Palestinian flag

UNISON responds to the situation in East Jerusalem and Gaza

The union is ‘extremely concerned’ by increased forced removals of Palestinians from their homes, destruction of Palestinian property and the building of illegal Israeli settlements

Covid inquiry next year is way too late, says UNISON

The government owes answers to the workers, the public and the families of those who have lost their lives.

Compulsory vaccinations for care staff are the wrong approach

Study shows compulsory jabs could hinder take-up

Levelling up won’t mean anything without decent public services

Much-needed reforms missing from parliamentary agenda

Radical reform not empty words needed on social care

Plan to fix care is needed right now

Blog: The UK government must act on planned Palestinian evictions

UNISON condemns the violence in East Jerusalem and Gaza, regrets the loss of life on both sides and calls again on the Israeli government to comply with international law

Removing the need for masks in schools “too much, too soon”, says UNISON

Return to normality must be done safely

general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: Your safety is paramount as we start to return to workplaces

As lockdown restrictions ease and workplaces open up, we need to make sure our staff are kept safe

Settled status – under 50 days left to apply

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen living and working in the UK, you need to make sure you have applied for settled status before 30 June

UNISON mental health matters graphic

UNISON introduces new mental health bargaining guide

‘Unless policies are put in place, increased home working and pressures placed on staff are liable to act as detonators of mental health problems for those delivering vital public services’