Branch Resources Review makes progress

The review group, made up of 24 senior UNISON members, met for the third time on 6 February

Blog: The right to a decent and secure home

We’re calling on the government to commit to eight key policy measures that will ensure everyone has access to a safe, decent and affordable home where they can plan their lives and thrive.

UNISON calls for safe, decent and affordable homes for all

Union demands a housing policy that works for working people as it publishes a manifesto for a new decade

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Unions reject ‘disappointing’ council pay offer

Initial 2% offer from employers falls far short

The government should reject Trump’s dangerous plan for Israel/Palestine

Donald Trump’s plans seeks to entrench a permanent occupation and destroy any hopes of a viable independent Palestinian state of any kind. UNISON stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people in rejecting them .

Organising to defeat the far right

With fascism on the rise, a workshop at the Black members’ conference explored how it can be defeated

Too many unanswered questions

In 2014, toxic gases from a landfill site killed seven-year-old Zane. Six years on, his family is still awaiting justice.

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