‘We will play a leading role in chasing the Tories out of town’

UNISON set to lead the protest at the Conservative party conference in Manchester with the message: don’t Trump our NHS

SSE planned sale shows precarious nature of UK energy market, says UNISON

“The sale is yet another sign that the UK’s energy sector is in a precarious state.”

An election is coming, so …

For change to happen we all need to vote. And the first step to being able to vote is to make sure you’re registered to vote

Addaction staff strike over broken pay promises

Local MPs back drug and alcohol support workers, who were told that pay rises would match NHS workers

Blog: Incredible UNISON women leading the way

These are just some of the incredible UNISON women leading the way not only in our union, but across our labour movement. Their successes are something that we should be proud of and shout loudly about – as we encourage others to follow in their footsteps.

Out-of-pocket workers to take on outsourcing giant in legal battle

Workers should not be saddled with debt for years because of the blunders of a company

‘It’s a fantastic learning opportunity. Astounding. Amazing.’

UNISON runs an annual learning event for members working in private companies that deliver public services – it’s a great way to develop the skills and confidence to deal with issues in your workplace

Blog: We need Parliament to be recalled to stop no-deal Brexit once and for all

The government will play every trick in the book and even plan to break the law if it means getting the result they want. We cannot let them succeed.

UNISON launches guide to protect gig economy workers

Porters, care workers, security staff and parking wardens are at greater risk of physical and verbal attack, injury or illness, because they work alone for long periods, says UNISON today (Tuesday) as it launches the first union gig economy safety guide. The union warns that staff cuts, the growth of zero-hours contracts and an increase in the […]

Labour’s proposed reforms “promise a sea change in the workplace”

Commenting on Jeremy Corbyn’s speech today (Tuesday) to the delegates gathered at the 151st Trades Union Congress in Brighton,UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “These reforms promise a sea change in the workplace, one that’s long overdue. “It’s become far too easy for unscrupulous bosses to treat their staff unfairly, safe in the knowledge their […]

Blog: Privatisation demeans, damages and destroys – let’s bring services back in-house where they belong

Privatisation demeans, damages and destroys. Privatisation was never a necessity, nor will it ever be. The toxic mix of privatisation and austerity was a political choice, but there is an alternative to this wanton profiteering.

End privatisation disgrace to protect public services

Privatisation failed in the 80s, again in the 90s and it’s still failing today

Strike ballot for higher education staff over pay and pensions

More than two thirds of staff rejected offers on pay and pensions during the summer

New term, new uniforms – thanks to UNISON

UNISON’s charity There for You has once again helped send hundreds of children back to school in new uniforms – and is encouraging parents to pledge to make the most of the old uniforms

Blog: We can’t let no-deal Brexit wreck our NHS

On staffing, on medicine and even on food, the NHS risks being pushed off the cliff edge – we can’t let Boris Johnson’s no-deal wreck it