Water Customers Face Worst of Both Worlds Warns UNISON


UNISON Urges Chancellor to Crack Down on Tax Avoidance Industry

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis has called on the Chancellor to use his pre-budget statement to crack down on the scandalous

UNISON Chief Calls for End to Hospital Parking Nightmare

UNISON chief Dave Prentis has called on hospitals to drop parking charges for parents staying with their children in hospital. The

UNISON Moves to Combat Devastation of HIV/AIDS in Africa

By the time this reaches you, HIV/AIDS will have killed thousands more people in Africa. 6,500 die every day from the disease. To date 22 million people have died and a further 42 million live with that death sentence hanging over their heads

NHS Health Check Proposals


Break Down Barriers to Employment for Disabled People

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis will today (27 November), call for more resources to break down the barriers to employment for disabled people.

UNISON Chief Warns Other Councils Against Following Brighton Over Teaching Assistants

As hundreds of teaching assistants stage a two-day strike in Brighton and Hove, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis warned other councils against making teaching assistants pay for new terms and conditions out of their own pockets.

Downing Street Protest – Hands Off Our Hospital

Hospital staff and supporters of the Walnuttree Hospital in Suffolk have today taken their protest to Downing Street, in a bid to halt plans to close the hospital. UNISON, the UK

White Ribbon Day

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, has asked MPs to wear white ribbons tomorrow (25 November) to support the UN-designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Urgent Action Needed to Counter Shocking Statistics on Ethnic Minority Employment


Queen’s Speech – UNISON Reaction

Commenting on the Queen

Unions Agree Next Big Step on NHS pay reform


OFSTED Job Cuts Will Hit Childcare Standards

Plans to increase childcare provision and drive-up standards will be seriously undermined if the Government goes ahead with cutting 500 Ofsted jobs

UNISON Chief Calls On Brighton Council To Pay Up For Teaching Assistants

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, will today (22 November) call on Brighton Council to ditch its

UNISON Chief Calls for Action to Fight Football Racists

UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, has today written to Gordon Taylor chief executive of the Professional Footballers Association to offer support for action to outlaw racism in football, following the ugly scenes at last night