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

Blog: This should send a chill down the spine of everyone who cares for democracy

The planned closure of Parliament, at a time of constitutional crisis, is the sort of manoeuvre more suited to a corrupt tin-pot dictatorship

This will be ‘catastrophic’ for working people

UNISON joins over 80 civil society organisations in writing to the PM, arguing that the price of a no-deal Brexit is too high

No-deal will leave NHS gasping for breath

Commenting on the statement from the TUC and health unions on the threat posed to the NHS by a no-deal Brexit, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Boris Johnson is setting a timebomb for the NHS.”

Leaked document reveals government ‘concern’ over teaching assistants

UNISON condemns ‘an insult to teaching assistants who are stretched to the limit’