Rebuild our communities and end violence

UNISON conference hears stories of violence and aggression including teaching assistants having to wear stab vests

Keir Starmer: ‘The public should have the option to remain’

Shadow Brexit secretary tells UNISON that the option to remain in the EU should be part of any second referendum

Conference unanimously gives LGBT the + factor

Renaming LGBT+ group will future-proof it and increase inclusivity

Lewisham Council commits to tackling abuses in global supply chains

Second local authority in the UK to be affiliated with Electronics Watch

Win an overnight stay in London plus tickets to the Our Health Heroes awards

Nominate someone by 29 June and you could be going to the awards

Win a fabulous mini break!

Take part in UNISON’s annual equalities survey and you could win a Devon mini break

Health staff are suffering serious sexual harassment at work

Survey reveals sexual harassment in the NHS.

Zimbabwean union leader talks of battle against injustice

“The situation resembles a war zone in a country that is not at war.”

Centrica jobs cuts are a ‘terrible blow’ but there’s a solution

Retail arms of big six energy firms should be nationalised

Housing isn’t a crisis, but an emergency

National delegate conference backs a range of approaches to tackle the shortage of affordable housing in a passionate debate

Young workers: ‘You need us and we need you’

Young members talk about their concerns, their hopes and their achievements at national delegate conference

Ending violence at work

Two new organisations sign up to UNISON’s charter

Bridging the gender pay gap

With more than one million women members representing 80% of the union, conference hears how UNISON is at the forefront of the campaign to eradicate the gender pay gap

Blog: solidarity has never been more relevant or more necessary

It’s what keeps our union strong. It’s what makes me proudest of all about our great union. And it must always be at the heart of everything we do.

Crisis in social work revealed by new UNISON survey

Social workers say they are no longer able to do their jobs effectively because of years of repeated cuts