Staff at Bradford Hospitals Trust strike over privatisation plans

Two-week action to oppose two-tier workforce

Come rain or shine, UNISON’s on the case

July might have meant the start of the summer holidays proper, but UNISON and our members are still on the case

Outsourced NHS staff in Blackpool and St Helens strike over pay and conditions   

Compass employees demand pay parity, while staff in Liverpool celebrate their own victory

No more job cuts at British Gas as chief exec leaves, says UNISON

Reducing dividend instead of staff is positive move

Blog: Fighting for the future of council housing

I was brought up in a council house in inner-city Leeds. I know that council housing is vital to our country’s future, because like millions of people it’s part of my own life story and I know what a huge difference it can make to any family.

New radio drama highlights the plight of care workers pushed to their limits

UNISON played vital role in scripting BBC Radio 4 series

sun, thermometer and wall

We need a maximum safe working temperature

UNISON backs Labour plans to legislate on excessive heat in the workplace

Unions call for a 10% pay rise for local government workers

Council staff have paid a heavy price during the years of austerity

Boris Johnson must now be held to account for his promises

Commenting on the result of the Conservative leadership election today (Tuesday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Boris Johnson has spent the past few months talking up a no-deal Brexit that would be catastrophic for public services. But after a decade of austerity, those services can’t afford the shock that crashing out of Europe without a deal […]

UNISON takes a step forward at Cornerstone

Central Arbitration Committee says union’s bid for statutory recognition can go head at Scottish care charity

No new pay rise for English school support staff

Chancellor’s pay announcement only applies to teachers – and schools will have to find the bulk of the money themselves

Labour’s insourcing plans are a welcome first step, says UNISON

Commenting on the Labour Party’s plans to reverse the trend of public services being outsourced to private contractors and bring services back in-house, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This report is a welcome first step on the road to ending the scourge of public service privatisation. For the first time in 20 years we’re seeing positive signs […]

MPs call for multi-billion pound education cash boost

Union welcomes Commons select committee report revealing ‘the true scale of the funding cuts to schools and colleges’

Pay rise must be for all and properly funded, says UNISON

Commenting on reports that the Treasury is to announce a public sector pay rise next week, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “For almost a decade, the wages of public sector workers have been hit hard by the government’s austerity agenda. The incomes of NHS, council, police and school staff will be a long […]

Tahir’s youth mission

Peterborough youth worker is a Local Service Champion and has been honoured by the Queen