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There should be no open arms welcome for Donald Trump

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “There should be no open arms welcome for Donald Trump. When running for the White House he made the most appalling sexist and racist comments, and those same vile sentiments are now shaping the executive orders he’s signing as President. Protecting him from the inevitable protestors will cost millions […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Standing against hate in all its forms

At a time when our values are under fire, we must take every opportunity to oppose peddlers of bigotry, and attacks on the powerful diversity of our country – and UNISON will take a leading role in the war on hate.

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

Blog: Taking on Trump and his hateful ideology

If this government had any backbone at all, they’d be standing up to Trump and his hateful ideology, not rolling out the red carpet for him.

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

Government must reject US corporate predators eyeing-up the NHS

Reacting to Donald Trump’s supposed NHS U-turn, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “Donald Trump has shown he is willing to play games with the future of the NHS and the government’s weakness means he thinks he can call the shots. “The UK desperately needs strong government that will stand up for the NHS […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

On a challenging day, Durham TAs show that there’s so much to fight for

We face huge challenges on so many fronts. At times they can seem insurmountable. But today let’s remember what we stand for. And why we must keep fighting all of those challenges that still lie ahead of us.

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

NHS can’t be a post-Brexit bargaining chip for trade deals, says UNISON

Move would undermine efforts to roll back health service marketisation

Press release on the UNISON National site.

No mention of equality in Brexit white paper is “shocking and shameful”

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has described the government’s failure to mention equalities in the Brexit white paper as shocking and shameful at its annual women’s conference today (Thursday). Around 750 delegates are debating a range of equalities motions involving women in work at the event. Addressing the conference, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

‘Yes we can!’ UNISON Black members stress the need to fight back

Opening speeches to 2017 Black members’ conference come as Donald Trump is made US president, but members vow not to let bigotry win

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

May is bloomin’ magic as our wins grow

From Birmingham to Bangor, from Doncaster to Sandwell, UNISON members were winning in May – and their union was growing stronger too

Article, News on the UNISON National site.