UNISON urges government to stop meter readings

Non-essential activity should be stopped immediately to cut the risk of staff contracting and spreading COVID-19

TUC survey reveals 71% of working mothers denied furlough

Working parents – particularly mothers – are in an impossible situation this lockdown. UNISON is calling for paid parental leave to support them

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NHS staff covid cases underline urgency of vaccine rollout, says UNISON

Half of all staff absences are Covid related

Ministers must give proper support to student nurses, says UNISON

Removing fees and giving financial help vital for trainees

Worried about your finances? UNISON can help

UNISON can offer a range of financial assistance for members – ranging from specific COVID-19 grants to debt advice, benefits advice and winter fuel grants

Blog: I promise to work across all parts of our union, for all our members

‘A challenging time to take up the reins as general secretary, but I’m also fortunate to have the legacy of a strong, growing union’

Christina McAnea is the new general secretary of UNISON

Assistant general secretary elected to top job

UNISON plans fightback against staff cuts to Sheffield Hallam students’ union

Redundancies facing permanent staff at Sheffield Hallam students’ union will have a major effect on students, and UNISON members plan to fight back

Christina McAnea elected to lead UNISON, the UK’s largest union

Christina replaces Dave Prentis after two decades

Christina McAnea elected UNISON general secretary

Christina McAnea has today been elected as general secretary of UNISON, the UK’s largest union

Thank NHS staff with proper pay rise, say health unions

Celebrities back call for wage increase

Education unions need answers from education secretary

Safety concerns for staff about increased pupil numbers

‘I can’t afford to retire’ – why carers need a living wage

Three out of four care workers don’t earn the living wage. UNISON vice president Sian Stockham is one of them and she’s leading the national fight to raise carers’ pay

Carers need practical support more than applause

Applause and appreciation do not replace pay and practical support for our public service workers

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UNISON urges employers to review staff safety due to new COVID variant

Union writes to Health and Safety Executive urging updated guidelines to protect workers in light of new variant of coronavirus