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

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