Torus housing workers protesting with placards outside one of its offices

St Helens and Warrington housing members win 3.1% pay rise

Pay increase at north-west England housing group follows rejection of 2% offer and a ballot for industrial action

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English further education pay claim submitted

Claim is for 5% or £1,500, whichever is greater, and the living wage

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Ayrshire mental health nurse Gordon Mckay knew he had to act when he saw a colleague reduced to tears by a manager in the 1990s – now he’s the union president

March for the NHS – how it went down, in pictures

Thousands of people marched through central London to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS, and show that they’re willing to fight for it

UNISON is busting out all over – our monthly highlights

June saw a number of highlights for the union and our members glisten in the early summer sunshine

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It’s a quarter of a century since UNISON was born

1993 and all that…

UNISON turns 25 this month, but the merger of COHSE, NALGO and NUPE wasn’t the only significant event from a quarter of a century ago. Here’s a sideways look at some of the highs and lows of the classic year that was 1993

Happy birthday UNISON

In the years ahead, we must continue to work together, united by a shared purpose to build that better union – not of a million members but millions of members. A union that always goes the extra mile. A union that is always working towards our next milestone. A union that cares about every single member.

Blog: Richard and Margaret represent…

First time delegates and private contractor members, Richard Kennedy and Margaret Hotham, give us the low down on their first year at UNISON’s national delegate conference.

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How recent pay deals affect staff at private contractors

At UNISON we know that many members deliver public services but are employed by private contractors. If that’s you, you may be wondering how recent pay deals for the sector you work in will affect you. Be assured, UNISON negotiators have not forgotten you. We are fighting to get you the same benefits as your […]

Blog: Say no to Subcos

Our union will stand by all of those striking today, and anyone else who ends up in the same position. We need to knock back the misguided and dangerous Subco principle before it takes root.

UNISON’s legal team win top honour for employment tribunal fees court case

Judges commend Supreme Court victory as ‘a result that makes a real difference to a great many people’

‘We want to stay in the NHS: for ourselves and future generations’

Members at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS trust started a five-day strike today – here’s why, their own words

Reckless decision prompts third round of strike action at NHS Trust 

The decision taken today (Wednesday) by the board of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust to push ahead with the outsourcing of hundreds of staff is reckless and foolhardly, says UNISON. Responding to the decision, staff at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust are taking five days of strike action, starting at 6am tomorrow (Thursday). […]

The shocking rise of TB in cows

New data shows bovine TB is on the rise in England, proving that independent meat inspectors are needed more than ever