Suspending Parliament smacks of dictatorship

The country must be asked for its view on Brexit

Blackpool hospital staff begin two-day strike

Private company Compass claims it can’t afford an 82p pay rise despite generating £1.7bn in profit and paying their boss £4.6m

Health members: have your say on no-deal

UNISON is asking its healthcare members for their views on how a no-deal Brexit will impact on their jobs

Bradford NHS members suspend strike action

UNISON to present its case to trust for services to remain in-house

West Midlands Ambulance Service wins back contract

Bringing the 111 and 999 services together should lead to “real improvements” for both patients and staff

Government should heed report’s call and fund councils properly

Commenting on the report on council funding published today (Wednesday) by the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Local councils are in a bad way and the blame lies solely at the government’s door. With funding in short supply, local authorities have had to cut back services substantially, […]

All-women shortlists must not be ‘meddled with’

Dave Prentis urges Jeremy Corbyn to protect female representation

Government only doing ‘half the job’ by replacing police officers

UNISON calls for government to replace the thousands of police staff axed since 2010

Activists: an inspiration at the heart of our union

General secretary Dave Prentis takes inspiration from visit to Southampton District branch

Blog: A brilliant branch building on their many strengths

Today I saw people from different backgrounds with different talents and different skills coming together to support public service workers

Bradford hospital members to strike again

indefinite strike planned from 26 August if there is no resolution to outsourcing dispute

‘Think again’ UNISON tells government on LGPS plans

UNISON responds to the government consultation on proposals that would allow higher and further education employers in England to opt out of providing LGPS membership for new staff members

Female cleaner working in a corridor

Doctors are not the only ones who need NHS pensions help, says UNISON

Changes must go further for the sake of all workers

Blog: Our union fighting and winning for working people in the courts

At a time of real uncertainty for public services with a No Deal Brexit looming on the horizon, these victories make me so proud of our union, and what we can achieve together.

Blog: Money spent on public service workers and their pay is money well spent

At this time of real insecurity, it’s time the government provided much needed funds across the whole public sector, before further long-lasting and avoidable damage is caused