Strike ballot for higher education staff over pay and pensions

More than two thirds of staff rejected offers on pay and pensions during the summer

New term, new uniforms – thanks to UNISON

UNISON’s charity There for You has once again helped send hundreds of children back to school in new uniforms – and is encouraging parents to pledge to make the most of the old uniforms

Blog: We can’t let no-deal Brexit wreck our NHS

On staffing, on medicine and even on food, the NHS risks being pushed off the cliff edge – we can’t let Boris Johnson’s no-deal wreck it

A no-deal Brexit would bring chaos to the NHS, warns UNISON

Health service could be brought to its knees without a deal

Billions needed to address jaw-dropping council funding cuts

Funding announced in the Chancellor’s spending review goes nowhere near to solving this

Teaching assistants use own money to fund uniforms and trips to help struggling parents

UNISON survey uncovers how far teaching assistants go to financially support their pupils

Higher education strike ballot

It’s time to stand up for decent pay and decent jobs in HE

Government has at last acknowledged public services are at breaking point

But voters should be wary of cynical pledges and gimmicks.

13 ways to go green at work

The UK’s biggest union launches its first Green UNISON Week – and here’s how you can help green your office

Fragmented and fragile: it’s time to fix social care

New report argues that care workers are overlooked, undervalued and in desperate need of investment

Organ donation week: what we all need to know

Organ donation week is now on and runs until Sunday 8 September and a change in the law will affect us all

Nurse training boost welcome but more needed across whole NHS, says UNISON

Sustained funding required – not just short-term fixes

Whatever happened to the silly season?

August, usually a time of lazy days and holidays, the silly season and not much happening… but these are strange times and at UNISON, we’re always busy

School uniform supplier must show it doesn’t profit from sweatshop labour

Supplier challenged over ethical concerns

The tyranny of hospital car parking charges

UNISON believes that health workers should not be charged to park at the hospital they work at. That’s why we’re asking all NHS trusts in England to make parking free for all staff within two years. And a recent success for members in Norfolk, shows what is possible