P and O ferry approaching land

Blog: P&O is just a symptom, the government must fix the disease

We need to act now and make sure the government kills off fire and rehire for good while the public is still outraged at what has happened at P&O Ferries

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Blog: It’s time for the chancellor to make good on his promise on pay

The spring statement comes as inflation is at a 30-year high, with UNISON members struggling to feed their families. Rishi Sunak must act

UNISON in solidarity with Ukraine graphic

Blog: Why solidarity with Ukraine is the only way

Like everyone else I’ve watched the news of the war in Ukraine with a mixture of disbelief, horror and disgust. And there is no respite in sight

UNISON Year of Disabled Workers logo

Blog: UK government should take notice of the new disability charter

The ground-breaking Disability Employment Charter, which UNISON co-founded, calls for a legal two-week limit in responding to reasonable adjustments

Christina McAnea with women in Glasgow

Blog: ‘We can move mountains when we work together’

The ‘fantastic UNISON women’ fighting for fair pay in Glasgow offer an inspiring example for International Women’s Day

graphic of five diverse women for International Women's Day

Blog: International Women’s Day is more important than ever

After the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on women, and as the war in Ukraine sees women and children flee – or stay to fight – we need to regain the progress toward equality

Portrait of Christina McAnea

Blog: ‘Reckless’ decision on COVID will put lives at risk

The Living with COVID strategy is an appeasement of Conservative backbenchers that will also have a profound impact on the delivery of services

Portrait of Christina McAnea

Blog: Governments would do well to listen to unions

As the cost-of-living crisis deepens, UNISON will be working with the TUC to campaign in every part of the UK to build our power. You can help

Portrait of Christina McAnea

Blog: Levelling up – far too little, way too late

We will make our own judgements on whether there is genuine levelling up for all workers

Blog: One year after the Myanmar coup, we must do more

UNISON won’t stop advocating for more sanctions until the military junta collapses

Blog: We can’t let the government take away crucial legal safety nets

The consultation on replacing the Human Rights Act with a weaker bill of rights is just the latest in a series of attacks by the Westminster government on our fundamental rights

general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: “Busy, demanding, and unpredictable – I wouldn’t have it any other way”

Looking back on my first year as general secretary, I am as determined now as I was a year ago to deliver on my promises to you

Blog: It doesn’t get more sickening than the ongoing ‘partygate’

As Boris Johnson and others partied, UNISON members were fighting to save people’s lives and keep them safe – and nothing will ever erase that knowledge

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

To UNISON and our predecessor unions Desmond Tutu was and is an inspiration

Portrait of Christina McAnea

We will be there for our members in 2022

UNISON has always been able to respond, because our actions are dynamic