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

NHS: Voices of Sheffield steel

We went to Sheffield to speak to UNISON members about life in today’s NHS

The crisis in care

A care worker speaks about the terrible reality of the government’s attacks on homecare

A view of the world: meeting Colombia’s sugar cane cutters

UNISON members are inspired by the women of Colombia’s sugar cane communities

Problems at work: librarian’s career destroyed by heavy lifting

Health and safety failings to blame for library assistant’s chronic back pain

The singing social worker

Singing sensation Siobhán Patton on the day job that moves her to tears

All in a day’s work for… a university cleaner

Hoovering, mopping and virtual reality. Ann Anthony has a familiar job in a state-of-the-art setting

Making ends meet: a nurse in London

Young nurse Helen Oliver on the ‘culture clash’ of London’s living costs

Finding a role in the union

Debbie Silvester joined a UNISON campaign to protect her pay – and found more to the union than she’d expected

All in a day’s work for… a school cook

Preparing lunch for 100 hungry kids is all in a day’s work for school cook Fay Hart

There for You: domestic violence

UNISON offered a lifeline for a member who felt a prisoner in her own home

a young white woman against a wall

Making ends meet: a homecare support worker

Nicky Sutton loves her job. But on £500 a month, she says, ‘The truth is, it’s just tough’