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Blog: Crisis in social care

Clare Williams talks about the crisis in social care following the results of a UNISON survey published last week.

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Remarkable progress for the Labour Party across the South East

Blog from UNISON South East Regional Secretary Maggi Ferncombe

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Unravelling the myths about austerity

There are many myths about the cuts and the need for austerity – here, we’ve picked out four of the main ones

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Regional Blog

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Blog: In the battles ahead, we will not let you down

For our public services, for our communities, for our union – last week’s election result was a devastating blow. We now face a Conservative government with a large majority who have shown time and time again that they are a threat to the public services UNISON members provide. I am proud of the campaign UNISON […]

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Stonewall 50 years on – Guest post by Craig and Sophie

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. A milestone in LGBT+ history when people began the fight back against societal and legislative oppression and bigotry. A lot has happened in the 50 years that have passed.  Homosexuality has been decriminalised in many countries around the world, 139 countries/states since 1969 alone. Protection from […]

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Personal Injury Success

Every month UNISON wins thousands of pounds for our members who are injured at work or at home through no fault of their own. Unlike no-win no-fee lawyers the union does not charge for this service and all the compensation goes to the member. In September this year we won over £159.840 for our members

Blogs on the UNISON West Midlands site.

Personal Injury Success

Every month UNISON wins thousands of pounds for our members who are injured at work or at home through no fault of their own. Unlike no-win no-fee lawyers the union does not charge for this service and all the compensation goes to the member. In July this year we won over £87,417 for our members

Blogs on the UNISON West Midlands site.

An attack we’ve seen off before

Trying to stop nurses, care workers, teaching assistants, hospital cleaners and town hall staff from paying their union subs directly from their wages is an attack we’ve defeated before and one which we will overcome again.

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

We’ll support the police staff who keep our homes safe

Experience after experience has shown that privatisation is a false economy

Article, General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Tricks but no treats

Join us on Monday to stop this nightmare that is the Trade Union Bill

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Durham Miners Gala

It was a huge honour to be invited by the  Durham Miners Association to address the Big Meeting on Saturday, especially when that meant sharing the platform with so many great speakers and representatives of our movement. In particular, it was a pleasure to be alongside Angela Rayner and Jeremy Corbyn – two great UNISON […]

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Blog: Give the best gift this Christmas, Save the Planet – Guest blog by Ronagh Craddock

Ronagh Craddock is the climate change lead for UNISON Northern. It is now officially December which means we can talk about Christmas, and I know that the best gift that I can give to my friends and family this Christmas is to save the planet. Tackling the climate crisis sounds like a big task – […]

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Blog: The future of school funding

UNISON Northern is supporting a petition calling for a debate in parliament on the future of school funding. You will find the link at the end of this post. UNISON represents thousands of school support staff across the Region and those members do fantastic work to help children learn, keep them safe and healthy and […]

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Bank of England’s Chief Economist visits UNISON West Midlands

On Monday 27th November activists and officials from UNISON West Midlands met Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s Chief Economist. Mr Haldane is a member of the Monetary Policy Committee that sets interest rates. This visit was part of a UK wide tour by Mr Haldane designed to improve communications between the Bank of England […]

Blogs on the UNISON West Midlands site.