UNISON wants to see public services at the top of the agenda during the metro mayor elections
Tamar Dixon started out as a dancer, but has since pursued a new passion as a teaching assistant
UNISON members share their experiences of what the local government cuts have meant for library services where they live and work
Libraries are under threat – what’s happening with them in your area?
As Britain succumbs to a poverty crisis, food banks are calling on people’s support to help those less fortunate, including children, who are facing hunger
Dead bodies, detective work and the truth about food poisoning – the work of the environmental health officer has no shortage of surprises
UNISON has members working throughout the education system – from primary schools to higher education – but some of the schools our members work in are unique
For many people, working outdoors in the sun is a blessing. But for refuse loader David Lewis, living in the shadow of skin cancer, it became a curse
Check out the pictures from the Our Health Heroes awards
Neil Marsden may have retired after two different careers in the police force, but he has every intention of remaining active with UNISON
The collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh shocked the world – since then, UNISON has helped the garment workers fight for their rights
Director Ken Loach talks about his acclaimed new film, which deals with the ‘conscious cruelty’ of the benefits system, leading people towards food banks and homelessness
We’re big fans of Mumsnet at UNISON, and following a discussion thread about our public service champions campaign last week, we’re even bigger fans.
Women in prison, suicide and domestic violence are just some of the issues UNISON vice president Margaret McKee is tackling