Bringing joy to a psychiatric ward

A mental health team from Wales talk about what earned them the Team of the Year title at this week’s Nursing Times awards

Higher education pay ballot result

University workers vote 2-1 for strike action, but ballot does not meet the threshold for legal strike action

A month of perennial change

But championing and defending our members are always on UNISON’s agenda

Our members’ experience of racism in the NHS

UNISON asked members in the health service for their experience of ‘unacceptable behaviour’, including their experience of racism in the workplace.

Don’t let the weather silence your voice: apply for a postal vote

A winter election means it’s likely to be cold and dark – and you’ll be busy preparing for Christmas – but don’t let that put you off: vote from the comfort of your own home

The UNISON member rebelling against extinction

Amanda King was arrested in London in October while protesting peacefully against inaction on the climate

UNISON celebrates the Amos Bursary

UNISON is a partner of the Amos Bursary, which supports talented year 12 students from challenging environments for a total of five years, through their university experience and into the world of work or further study

Speaking out about sexual harassment

“People are often coerced into signing NDAs without realising that this may prevent them from talking about sexual harassment”

UNISON signs TUC’s Dying to Work charter

Charter aims to provide terminally-ill workers with greater security and peace of mind

Academy chain’s plan to axe staff could risk school safety

UNISON urges Ormiston to pause process for full consultation

Four Seasons sale failure shows why ministers must act on social care, says UNISON

Vulnerable people and care workforce should not face uncertainty

Five new Mary Seacole scholars are unveiled

Recipients of UNISON-backed awards are honoured

Members travel to Downing Street to demand living wage

Birmingham unions and council join forces to demand funding for 10% pay rise and £10 an hour minimum

Universities must do more to tackle shocking levels of racism, says UNISON

New report shows horrific examples

Compass hospital workers take fair pay protest to company’s Surrey HQ, says UNISON

Most Compass employees earn minimum wage, yet work with NHS colleagues paid more for same jobs