Avoid a catastrophic ‘no deal’ at all costs, says UNISON

Commenting on the Brexit vote today (Tuesday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The country has no faith in the Prime Minister’s ability to get her Brexit deal passed, now it’s clear MPs don’t either. It’s time for a vote of no confidence and a general election so people can vote in a new government […]

Blog: UNISON will always stand with those facing the brunt of this government’s brutality

Universal Credit needs to be halted before more people suffer and lose out.

Easy Joiner: updated quick paperless joining

Have you tried Easy Joiner, our digital tool that that allows you to recruit new members in mere minutes?

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It’s time to bring probation back as a public service, government told

Probation Alliance, including UNISON, writes to justice secretary David Gauke

‘A thank you to the hospital carers helping me battle cancer’

Lots of people will be starting the new year battling cancer. Former UNISON editorial manager Diana Harrison shares her personal account and thanks the NHS staff who are caring for her

People claiming universal credit must be compensated after judgement, says UNISON

The government must compensate those who have lost out

Crossing the line – the worrying rise of the volunteer police force

More police forces are using more volunteers in more roles as they reduce the number of staff they employ – so UNISON asked forces in England and Wales to try and explain what is happening

U-turn welcome but two-child limit should go for everyone, says UNISON

UNISON welcomes government’s decision not to extend the two-child limit

It’s all about protecting members and services

Higher education conference agrees a raft of campaigns to defend university workers and the sector

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Conference sets ambitious pay policy for 2019

Higher education delegates call for RPI +3% pay rise as they demand ‘an end to insulting and derisory’ offers

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‘You do fabulous work; you deserve decent pay’

Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea praises members and activists as she opens higher education conference

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Listen to what police staff have to say, Home Office told

UNISON surveys 4,500 police staff members on issues facing them as home secretary conducts ‘frontline review’ to ‘better understand’ service’s experience and needs

Mark Thomas gives the NHS a comedy check-up

Britain’s best-known political comedian considers the state of the NHS in its 70th year – and ponders its future

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Police staff members agree pay offer

The 2% pay rise in England and Wales will be backdated to 1 September 2018

NHS staffing challenges won’t be solved without money, says UNISON

Commenting today (Monday) on the government’s 10-year plan for the NHS in England, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “Finding the NHS more staff, and holding on to those it already has, is key to the success of the government’s plan. “The plan is honest about the scale of the staffing challenge. But nothing […]