Bradford hospital staff strike to stay in the NHS

Picket lines mark the start of seven days of action against plans to transfer members to a wholly owned subsidiary private company

Government should plough money into social care, not tax cuts

Tax cuts for the rich have deprived the UK public of almost £14 billion

Proper planning needed for transition to low-carbon economy

Greater public ownership and a commitment to hydrogen technology must be part of this plan

Blog: Fighting for that radical Labour government our members need

I know that our Labour Link will remain vital in fighting for our union’s politics within Labour. Influencing, convincing and fighting for that radical Labour government our members need. But it’s not just Labour people I’ve been speaking to this week.

Local government services aren’t optional, but the bedrock of a caring society

Dave Prentis addressing the Local Government Association annual conference in Bournemouth today (Thursday)

Ministers must act now to stop social care crisis getting even worse

Lords report urges spending boost

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Newly elected NEC gets down to business

Local government funding and Brexit dominate debates at first business meeting

School staff win living wage

Lowest paid support staff receive at least £9 an hour in Cheshire West from the start of this month

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Local government SGE by-election

Nominations open on 15 July and close on 23 August for Eastern and Greater London female seats

Blog: Respect Your Youth

As we continue to grow as a union, getting young members more involved will continue to be a priority – the #RespectYourYouth Charter launched in Wales is a great example of how our union can do that.

Another university signs up to living wage

South Wales accreditation means all workers on campus, including those employed by contractors, will earn at least £9 an hour

Inspiring the next generation of allied health professions

The Wow Show – showcasing AHP careers to young people

Blog: Reinvigorated for the year ahead

Our National Delegate Conference (NDC) which took place last week in Liverpool showcased so much of what makes our union great. We discussed some of the biggest issues facing our country, our public services and the wider world – and developed a plan of action focussed on the priorities of UNISON members for the year […]

Fighting sexual harassment and standing up for disabled workers

The final debates at national conference witnessed passionate debates on sexual harassment in the workplace and raising the profile of disabled members

Conference agrees to fight changes to the LGPS

Delegates denounce the cynical attack on public service workers’ pensions and warn that other sectors are at risk