Focus on European Health and Safety Week

European Health and Safety Week (EHSW) happens every year in the last full week of October (this year it starts on 22 October). The theme this year is healthy workplaces: hazardous substances. UNISON takes your health and safety seriously and we think EHSW is a great opportunity to highlight the fantastic work our safety reps […]

EU citizens and Brexit

Since the 2016 EU referendum, we have been campaigning to protect the rights of EU citizens living and working in the UK.

Brexit and Public Services

The UK is due to leave the EU in March 2019.
As that date approaches, UNISON is determined that members’ rights, jobs and livelihoods will be protected in the final deal.

Proud of who we are

UNISON came into being 25 years ago. In the face of hostile trade union legislation, and attempts to decimate and privatise our public services, we have grown and become strong. Of our 1.3 million members around 80% are women making us the biggest organisation representing women in the UK. That alone is cause for celebration. […]

Public Service Champions: Moments of Truth

The personal, frank stories behind 10 years of austerity. Public services have reached breaking point and so have the people that deliver them. They are speaking out to expose the truth.

Pay Up Now for Council and School Workers

Council and school workers’ pay has been frozen for years. UNISON is demanding better, fairer pay for all.

Stand up for social work

Austerity has hit social services hard. Instead of putting the services children and families need in place, the government’s response has been to recommend unnecessary tests. We have an important opportunity to stop them but we need to take action now.

Campaigning to improve NHS pay

Have your say on the NHS pay deal. The vote closes on June 5th.

One team for patient care

UNISON is campaigning to ensure everyone who works in our NHS is valued, whatever role they fill.

Save Our Local Services

Council services are there for you when you need them, making your community a decent and safe place to live. But years of Westminster’s savage spending cuts have forced councils to scale back services.