Former UNISON president Eleanor Smith reflects on an historic general election victory and her first months as an MP
Care system is creaking at the seams
If more nurses continue to leave than join, staff-patient ratios will become even more dangerous
I have always believed that internationalism matters. I have always been an internationalist. But right now, when Brexit threatens to make Britain an inward looking tax haven on the coast of mainland Europe, I think it’s time to be more internationalist in our outlook, more collaborative with our brothers and sisters around the world and more dedicated to building a global movement for change.
Public Services International congress hears of the plight of refugees and migrants
Global federation also re-elects Rosa Pavanelli as general secretary
Dave Prentis opens the Public Services International congress with a speech to delegates from across the world
UNISON recommends rejection of pay offer of 1% or £250 from Association of Colleges in online ballot which runs until 17 November
Public service workers from around the world travel to attend Public Services International congress.
Proper funding is essential if disabled people are not to be sidelined, conference hears
UNISON disabled members’ conference hears challenge to ‘double efforts’ in the face of a chaotic and uncaring government
Today marks the centenary of the birth of Oliver Reginald – ‘OR’ –Tambo, the “quiet revolutionary” who led the African National Congress through the darkest days of apartheid, and laid the foundations for the liberation of South Africa. OR Tambo dedicated his life to the struggle against apartheid, much of which he spent in exile, […]
‘The Chancellor needs to stop snipping away at children’s education and properly invest in their future’
New November strike announced if hospital doesn’t withdraw threat to impose 12-hour shifts