Young Black member of the year – ‘I’m just trying to fight injustice’

Funmi Ayeni addresses conference after winning inaugural award

2020 Nelson Mandela Award presented to ‘pioneering’ woman

Yvonne Green honoured by Black members’ conference for going ‘above and beyond’

‘Our strength comes from you’, president tells conference

Josie Bird salutes UNISON’s Black members for their work in fighting back against increasing racism and intolerance

‘Getting actively involved with UNISON … got me out of the abyss’

Delegates applauded Charmaine Blaze at the Black members’ conference today, when she movingly described how UNISON helped her secure a managerial role at NHS Scotland after years of being under-employed, under-valued and lacking career progression. She observed that, for Black women in particular, the gender pay gap is “less of a gap and more of […]

‘This is our time’, Prentis tells Black members

On ‘Brexit Day’ Dave Prentis spoke of the importance of protection for immigrants and justice for the Windrush generation

What a start to the new decade!

In-sourcing, strike suspensions, maternity policy improvements and backing Keir Starmer for Labour leader – it’s been a busy month

UNISON deal ends outsourcing at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Staff to benefit from improved, pay, pension and sickness allowances

FE workers in England reject pay offer

Working group to look into best way for members to protest at another low pay offer

Barriers to overseas recruitment will disrupt care, says UNISON

Christina McAnea warns proposals will cause uncertainty and instability

A hand picks a human figure from a collection, half of which are blanked out

Our members count, UNISON tells universities

Official statistics body to stop collecting data on support staff, making them invisible

Evil of anti-Semitism ‘still with us’, says UNISON

Dave Prentis speaks at event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Delegates at the Holocaust Memorial Service 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day: standing together

UNISON event honours the victims of genocides, as speakers stress the need to remember – and to fight to stop future genocides

Holocaust Memorial Day: UNISON Renfrewshire remembers Jane Haining

Jane Haining was a Scottish woman from Paisley, who dedicated her life to helping Jewish orphans in Hungary

UNISON marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Victims of the Nazi regime and modern genocides remembered

Greener NHS campaign to tackle climate ‘health emergency’

Staff to lead climate change response