Pension reform is urgently needed, says UNISON

Unclear investment systems are leaving workers in the dark over the cost

Grounding a coup

A new documentary celebrates an act of international solidarity by Scottish factory workers that has entered into union folklore

Blog: Continuing the fight against privatisation

Now, more than ever, we have a chance to push back against private profit and in favour of public need. In Manchester next week, we will continue to fight for just that.

School staff buckling under intolerable workloads and mounting stress, says UNISON

Drastic cuts, staff restructuring and rocketing stress levels are becoming the norm in UK schools, according to a survey of school support staff published today (Tuesday) by UNISON. The findings – summarised in the report Lessons in Austerity – highlight the funding crisis that is having such a devastating effect on workloads and morale as […]

It’s time to value our care workers

Birmingham care workers are on strike because the council thinks they’re an easy target for cuts

Photo of entrance to Salisbury district hospital, with ambulance in the driveway

UNISON calls on Salisbury NHS trust to rethink wholly owned subsidiary plans

UNISON warns that outsourcing hospital staff will create two-tier workforce as trust starts a month of consultations

August: it was no holiday

There was no lying on sun-loungers for UNISON or many of our members involved in key struggles at work

Pay Up Now! – for the full NHS team

If health workers are one team, then all should receive the same pay rise: UNISON is campaigning to bring this about

‘Think again’ UNISON tells North East health trust over subco plans

Packed Teesside meeting highlights health staff’s anger and worry of plans to hand them over to a private company

Blog: Standing with home care workers every step of the way

As a Labour member, I’m appalled to see a Labour council put these incredible public service workers in such an impossible position. And as your General Secretary, I’ll stand with home care workers every step of the way, demanding the council recognise their mistakes, and get this sorted once and for all.

Prentis tells Birmingham care strikers ‘we will win’

Birmingham council wants to cut the hours – and pay – of its enablement team that works to help vulnerable people stay in their homes

Bolton hospital workers’ pay ballot opens

Voting papers dispatched today in vote over action on pay parity

Bolton hospital workers to ballot on action for pay parity

Wholly-owned subsidiary pays staff less than directly-employed workers after failing to implement NHS pay rise

Blog: You can attack us all you want – we aren’t going anywhere

Everyone who has ever received support from UNISON knows how vital our union’s activists are. In every branch, they are the beating heart of the union, UNISON members working tirelessly to support other UNISON members around the clock and all year round. Without UNISON activists, there would be no UNISON. And yet, year after year, […]

Scottish NHS members vote for three-year pay deal

94% vote for deal offering at least a 9% rise over three years, in four-week online ballot