Knock knocking on voters’ doors

The election is everywhere and many UNISON members and activists, along with other Labour supporters, are out canvassing for Labour on the doorstep – here are some tips from experienced doorstepper David Arnold

Hold all bosses to account that exploit low-paid staff, says UNISON

Employees across the UK are struggling to live on poverty wages

NHS staff shortages increase

‘Ongoing understaffing means we are more dependent than ever on the goodwill of health workers’

Ambulance delays down to nine-year NHS funding squeeze

Ambulances queuing outside A&E departments have become a common and distressing sight. It’s frustrating for crews who need to be on their way to the next emergency call and worrying for patients waiting to be seen.

UNISON welcomes new social work regulator in England

The union has been working with Social Work England on its development, but stresses that UNISON itself provides specialist representation for social workers

Npower collapse is a ‘cruel blow’ for employees, says UNISON

Energy retail sector would be better handled in public ownership

School technician cuts put safety at risk

Survey finds growing concern amongst staff

Blog: Standing with people who make me so proud of our union

What unites Ruth and Gareth, the Whiston Strikers, Carl, Steve and Laura is that they are willing to put their values – our union’s values – into practice. They are fighting injustice. They are taking on racism. They are opposing privatisation. And they are resolute in their demands for decent, properly funded public services.

Victory for staff as academy chain drops plans to axe jobs

Up to 130 school staff across England would have been affected

Protect NHS from US takeover

Our NHS is not for sale

Government must abolish tuition fees for all health trainees, says UNISON

Every healthcare student should be offered grants, and tuition fees scrapped.

UNISON sends solidarity message to UCU strikers

Lecturers start industrial action on campuses across UK

Tories are offering nothing new

Don’t believe the promises on public spending

Labour’s pension plans a ‘step towards justice’ for women

Compensation will help millions of women born in the 50s who miss out

Health workers in Bradford win privatisation battle

Wholly owned subsidiary plans dropped