Remembering LGBT+ history – and those who are struggling today

LGBT+ History Month is more important than ever, as the pandemic adds to the isolation felt by many LGBT+ people as a result of their gender identity or sexuality

Help to save a piece of our industrial heritage

A former UNISON president is leading the appeal to save the home of the Durham Miners’ Association – one of the “100 irreplaceable buildings” in the UK

Pay staff fairly to tackle care recruitment crisis

Care work is fulfilling but tough and isn’t to be taken on a whim

Outsourcing must end to restore public services

Privatisation and outsourcing have failed the public and workers

UNISON calls for deadline extension for settled status

Many measures supporting workers with the settled status application process have been withdrawn during the pandemic

‘I wish the government understood’ – why carers need a real wage

UNISON is campaigning for carers to be paid a real living wage and here, care worker Gail explains just a little of why their work should be rewarded properly

Government must step in to prevent vaccine strong-arm tactics towards care staff

Companies should be informing not intimidating employees

Hitting wages of key workers ​would be ‘worst possible’ blow to economy, says UNISON      

Christina McAnea says taking money from pockets of public sector staff is deplorable

UNISON wins workplace protection for domestic abuse victims

New domestic abuse protection orders will help to prevent abusive partners coming to victims’ workplaces

Staff serving school meals to pupils

Government urged to protect school meals workers

Letter from UNISON and councillors across England comes as private catering companies cut jobs, hours and nutritional standards

‘Stand up for care workers!’ is the passionate call from UNISON rally

Rally hears speakers from across the political spectrum, together with NGOs and celebrities, calling for social care to treated on a par with the NHS

Getting help with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

UNISON knows that some staff groups may have less employee voice within an organisation. This means they may not feel able to raise concerns with their employer about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Celebrities back call for fair pay for care workers

Joanna Lumley and comedian Jo Brand want living wage for staff

Public services pay freeze – UNISON takes the fight to Tory MPs

Red wall Tories to learn the reality of working in public services through the pandemic

Blog: Now is the time to end this national scandal

Care workers need a living wage and the country needs a national care service. It’s time to Pay Fair for Care