Settled status: UNISON can help

“UNISON will carry on campaigning with, and on behalf, of our European members and their families to retain their existing rights post Brexit.”

A powerful package to rebuild the country

Commenting on the launch of the Labour Party manifesto today (Thursday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is a powerful package to rebuild the country and help millions whose lives have been ravaged by nine years of austerity. “It commits to restoring the funding snatched from public services by the Tories’ cold-hearted economic policies […]

UNISON member wins top health heroes award

Pauline Symington is a neonatal ward assistant at Ulster Hospital and won the popular vote after being nominated by her colleagues

UNISON announces health strike dates in Northern Ireland

UNISON has today (Wednesday) announced the dates for strikes and industrial action by health and social services staff in Northern Ireland. Workers represented by the union voted overwhelmingly earlier this month to take action over safe staffing levels and pay parity. Health staff in Northern Ireland are paid less than their colleagues in Britain. Waiting lists […]

Britain needs a government that invests in public services, says UNISON

Leaders’ debate shows Boris Johnson is out of touch

Public don’t want NHS staff outsourced to private companies

Workers should stay within NHS, survey shows

Frimley strike postponed as trust agrees not to continue with privatisation plans, says UNISON

Eleventh hour agreement to discuss alternative options

Time to be inspired by our LGBT+ award winners

Annual awards recognise work by regional LGBT+ groups that help to promote the union inside and outside the workplace

‘The sooner we can kick them out, the better!’

President calls on LGBT+ activists to help get the vote out for the general election

Making sure there are no outsiders

LGBT+ conference hears of the need to inclusive education

LGBT+ delegates debate a packed agenda

From mental health to domestic abuse, rising hate crime to the gender recognition act, conference sets a busy pace

‘Every vote will count in this election’

Christina McAnea urges LGBT+ delegates to ensure that people are registered to vote next month

NHS needs investment instead of unpaid overtime

Responding to new Labour Party analysis published today (Friday) suggesting NHS staff work one million hours of unpaid overtime each week, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The NHS is running on fumes after years of underfunding. Chronic understaffing has left us with a system propped up by the goodwill of devoted health workers. “It […]

From school star to star MP

Fledgling MP Rosie Duffield has a very personal reason for supporting UNISON’s Stars in our Schools celebrations

New NHS waiting times show Tories are not fit to run NHS

Responding to the latest NHS England data published today (Thursday) showing A&E waiting times are the worst ever, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Patients left in agony on trolleys for hours and poorly visitors waiting for hours in A&E, forced to sit on floors because of a lack of chairs, has become the new normal. “Years […]