This year Glasgow’s homelessness caseworkers decided to go on strike. This is their story
UNISON offers transgender members invaluable support in the difficult journey to become themselves
A new kind of UNISON office is adding an extra dimension to the union’s organising
UNISON has today (Wednesday) vowed to take its battle to the Supreme Court after the Court of Appeal rejected its appeal against the government’s introduction of employment tribunal fees. Describing this case as ‘troubling’, the Court of Appeal expressed a ‘strong suspicion that so large a decline [in claims] is unlikely to be accounted for […]
Do you know a young UNISON member who has been involved in effective and innovative campaigning – or is just an outstanding trade unionist?
Employers walk away from ACAS talks – prompting new strike action on 14 September
Three-year campaign has helped keep many homes open in Northern Ireland, but threats remain as politicians ‘bicker’
Instead of focusing on helping the country at a turbulent time, the government plans to undermine your right to be supported and represented. Will politicians see sense and drop the Trade Union Bill?
UNISON has today slammed the government over a Treasury letter to the chair of the public sector Pay Review Bodies (PRB) – including the NHS PRB – which stated that not all staff will get a pay rise as promised in the Summer budget. UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “It is clear from this […]
On Sunday, it will be just five weeks to the TUC’s demonstration in Manchester marking the opening of the Tory party conference
Unions not too powerful – they’re too weak, say industrial relations academics
Billions of pounds of cuts mean that few councils can cope with demands from young people
New ‘shopfront’-style UNISON resource centres are a new way of organising in local communities and making the union visible, general secretary Dave Prentis said today, as he opened a new centre in Ashington, Northumberland. The office, in Station Road, Ashington Town, is a new initiative for the union’s Northern region, with three branches spread across a […]
UNISON Cymru/Wales’s thorough consultation with members of what it is like to work for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board moved to Wrexham Maelor yesterday with two mass meetings of health workers. The union has organised a widespread listening exercise to discover the extent of problems across the board’s hospitals after the imposition of special measures by the […]