Police and justice delegates highlight disability issues

Conference discussed the importance of supporting and recruiting disabled staff and of supporting staff with mental health problems

Conference highlights ‘failure’ of probation privatisation

UNISON’s police and justice sector heard of the many problems caused by privatisation in the justice sector at their national conference.

Thousands of Glasgow women set to strike for equal pay

Around 8,000 school staff, nursery workers, care workers, caterers and cleaners – the majority of them UNISON members – will walk out on 23 and 24 October in the largest equal pay strike since the Equal Pay Act was passed

Blog: We’re demanding that the government stand up for further education

Further education colleges play a vital role in the fabric of our local communities. They are one of the key building blocks of our education system, yet they are being chipped away by a government who profess to care about education and yet underfund and cut it every chance they get.

From selling drugs to meeting the Queen – one man’s extraordinary story

Police and justice conference hears the inspirational story of Marcellus Baz

Blog: A decision that defies logic, common sense and fair play

There’s no good reason to pay staff a pound less than others doing the same job, just because they’re employed by a subco. UNISON will stand with these striking workers – and others fighting unfair subcos – every step of the way as they fight for the wages they deserve.

Barred from the force for cancer – the government lists stopping police staff doing their jobs

There was outcry at UNISON’s police and justice conference today at the new lists that bar police staff from jobs for life.  

Pay is top of agenda at police and justice conference

Pay reform in the police and probation service was the first topic of this year’s police and justice service group conference

“Sexual harassment isn’t just about celebrities”

Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea addresses police and justice conference

How we can be stronger, together

UNISON is turning November into Grovember with a big recruitment drive. Here are some helpful tips to support activists and members alike, working to recruit their new union colleagues

Cuts to police and justice sector put communities at risk, says UNISON

Rising crime rates can no longer be ignored by the government.

UNISON members set for final lobby over their Brexit future

Union calls for citizens’ rights to be ‘written in stone’ – whatever happens to Brexit negotiations

Bolton hospital staff strike today and tomorrow for NHS pay

‘I’ve never had to go on strike before, but we’re all standing together and I’m not scared’ – hospital domestic Andrea Lea

UNISON responds to CQC State of Care report

Much more needs to be done to improve the social care sector and restore the dignity that’s lacking

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Higher education members urged make voices heard in strike ballot

Ballot papers must be received before 25 October 2018