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For national media enquiries please call one of the following numbers. At busy times, it may take longer than usual to respond to emails. If it’s urgent, or you need to contact the media team in the evening or over a weekend, it’s always best to call or send a text or WhatsApp. These numbers are for media ​use only, not for queries about membership or general enquiries about the union.

Liz is on duty this weekend (2/3 December) – please call or text if you you have a media enquiry. 

Liz Chinchen M: 07778 158175 E:
Fatima Ayad M: 07508 080383 E:
Dan Ashley M: 07908 672893 E:

Short-term help is welcome but NHS needs permanent workforce fix

Voluntary scheme with fair pay makes sense

Campaign launched to highlight role police staff play in keeping communities safe

The ‘We Are Police Staff’ campaign wants to ensure there’s real understanding of what police staff do and a recognition that communities can only be kept safe if these jobs are protected and promoted

PM’s policy wheezes are last desperate roll of the dice from a government on borrowed time

Christina McAnea tells Rishi Sunak to call an election and let the people elect a government that can put right the many wrongs of the past decade

Supreme Court ruling is a victory for underpaid workers

UNISON case means workers can challenge underpayments

Steve Barclay’s conference speech is ‘deflection politics at its very worst’

Government should focus on fixing health and care, not sow division

Support staff to strike at 17 universities this week over pay

Coordinated action in England over ongoing dispute

Councils face ‘dire’ cash crisis totalling more than £3.5bn

Huge funding gaps mean job and service cuts are inevitable

Rosebank decision makes achieving net-zero much harder, warns UNISON

This is yet another setback in the battle against climate change.

No winners from government rowing back on net-zero policies

Meeting climate goals and greater support for those in need is vital

Government must come clean over scale of crumbly concrete in schools

Number of schools with Raac rises to 174

‘Only Enough is Enough’ campaign launched to expose hospital understaffing

Pilot scheme launched in six regions

Government must invest in social care to drive the economy, says report     

A properly funded social care system should be the backbone of a thriving economy.  

A Labour government is what working people need, says UNISON

Change needed after 13 years of declining living standards and harm to public services

Thirteen years of Conservative austerity have left public services reeling

Christina McAnea outlines damage to TUC and urges investment from next government

University staff to hold coordinated strikes over pay

Workers to walk out at 21 universities in England and Scotland

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