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Blog: Unions are the solution, not the problem

The TUC have already reported a surge in membership interest with online enquiries into trade union membership increasing by 700%

Christina McAnea adressing local government conference

Blog: Abortion is a trade union issue

The reversal of Roe v Wade shows clearly that women’s rights must be constantly defended

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Blog: Concentrating on the issues that matter

As Boris Johnson continues to bluster amid Tory infighting and a vote of no confidence, UNISON will be using our national delegate conference to discuss the issues that really matter

Blog: Happy Pride season

‘While there is lots to celebrate and be proud of, we can’t forget the discrimination and harassment LGBT+ people continue to face’

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Blog: It’s time to put NHS pay right

Get involved with your branch’s activities on UNISON’s day of action, in England, on 25 May

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Blog: The UK government must invest properly in our nurses

This International Nurses Day, it’s not enough to celebrate nurses, we need to demand proper investment in the profession

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Blog: No surprise at a Queen’s Speech that delivered nothing

The Tories in Westminster didn’t focus on what needs to be done to tackle the cost of living crisis, but on ‘the wrong things and the wrong time’

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Blog: Use Thursday to hit the Tories in the ballot box

As service users as well as providers, UNISON members know the challenges faced by councils after a decade of Conservative cuts

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Blog: Let’s remember those who have died because of their work

On International Workers’ Memorial Day, let us all take a minute to remember how precious life is and the cost that many workers pay every year, around the globe

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Blog: Why it’s vital police staff have their say this week

UNISON has pushed to get the best possible pay offer for 2021 and 2022 – but we now need a high turnout in our consultative ballot

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Blog: Deal to send refugees to Rwanda is a ‘cruel trick’

UNISON writes to all MPs asking them to take a stand for decency against a policy that shows a government with no moral compass

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Blog: UK government can – and must – act on cost of living

HMRC mileage rates are woefully out of date and sorting this out is just one way to help struggling workers

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Blog: The chancellor should look again at the impact of NI tax hike

This government needs to get a grip and start making political choices that help workers, rather than punishing them.

Christina McAnea on the SOAS picket line

Blog: ‘Warm words don’t pay the bills’ for university staff

It’s a shame on the whole sector that higher education members are struggling to survive on their university pay packets.

Blog: The spring statement is a slap in the face for workers

Promises to cut taxes in the future won’t cut the mustard with families living a financial hell today