Key issues will feature in debate and congress will recognise the work of activists Darren Barber and Margaret McKee
We will fight this calculated attack on our hard won rights and freedoms alongside Amnesty International, Liberty, the British Institution of Human Rights and others
The build-up to this year’s Stars in Our Schools celebration is under way
Angela Roberts has been elected to the UNISON national executive council and takes office immediately
By-elections are to be held for vacant seats on all seven of the union’s service group executives, with nominations opening on 6 September
Friday 26 August 2016 For immediate release Responding to the Local Government Association call for councils to have oversight of academy school finances, UNISON national secretary for education Jon Richards said: “UNISON has raised cases of suspected financial irregularity with the Department for Education, Education Funding Agency and the National Audit Office, all of which […]
UNISON calls for renewed pressure on right-wing paramilitary groups, as the peace process moves towards a referendum
Four decades after the Equal Pay Act and with a vast array of equal rights legislation on the books, this shouldn’t still be happening. Yet there’s ample evidence that women with children are denied the same opportunities for promotion received by their male colleagues – a clear and obvious motherhood penalty.
Women with children face a wider gender pay gap, says a new report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies
More than a million families with a household income below £30,000 are in extreme debt, and ongoing wage stagnation is making the problem worse, according to a new report published today (Tuesday) by the TUC and UNISON. The report, Britain in the Red, finds that total unsecured debt (which excludes mortgages) for UK households rose […]
Over three million households (one in eight UK households) are paying more than 25% of their household income on repaying unsecured debts.
Stagnant wages make problem worse for families struggling with low pay
Laying bare the experiences of more than 2,200 UNISON members working in councils and schools, delivering the local services we all rely on
Union will be producing information for members from the EU and their families to reassure them of their rights
UNISON backs private members’ bill and launches its new network for EU members