Magazine

Finding her way with UNISON

SinĂ©ad Liddy recalls her journey to becoming Northern Ireland’s first chair of the National Young Members’ Forum

Sarah Ibbotson works for City of York Council as a business support perso

Paying the price for caring

A new law threatens to punish workers if they stand up for their jobs and services

Margaret McKee from Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital

Why did I get involved?

Unpaid, risking trouble at work and not always thanked – why do UNISON’s 40,000 activists do it?

Stars in our schools

Join UNISON’s search for the unsung heroes of our schools

Banging the drum over pay

This year Glasgow’s homelessness caseworkers decided to go on strike. This is their story

Phillippa’s journey: a transgender member speaks

UNISON offers transgender members invaluable support in the difficult journey to become themselves

Setting up shop

A new kind of UNISON office is adding an extra dimension to the union’s organising

Melanie Heitkamp

Small start, big finish: progressing your career with UNISON learning

‘Too small’ to be a nurse in her native South Africa, one member now finds herself in South Wales embarking on a nursing degree

Gita’s story

Gita Paul was born in Lithuania and came to the UK in 2005 as a 20-year-old looking for work.

Getting Hyndburn online

Hyndburn Local Government Branch’s Digital Inclusion project is taking learning out into the community.

UNISON members react to the budget

UNISON members react to the budget – a Storify.

There for You: at a time for grieving

UNISON took away some financial pressure after a member’s partner died of cancer

All in a day’s work for… the jetty engineer

260,000 tonnes of frozen gas, 1.5 miles of pipes and tanks the size of the Royal Albert Hall…

A view of the world: Nicaragua

Despite poverty, Nicaraguans are no longer down in the dumps

Problems at work: chef wins compensation after fall at work

Chef left permanently injured after fall at work