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‘Our Brexit brings the country together’, UNISON members told

National delegates debate a raft of motions on the risks posed by the Brexit negotiations

Article on the UNISON National site.

Brexit cannot be an excuse to trash our rights at work

Workplace rights was at the heart of UNISON’s campaign to keep Britain in the EU. We may have lost that argument, but our concerns remain. Before the referendum UNISON members told us that rights at work were their top priority – and in the aftermath, preserving those rights has been one of our top priorities.

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

Unsocial hours arrangements in public and private sectors

This factsheet provides a comparison of the main features of unsocial hours schemes across public sector bargaining groups as well as community, voluntary and private sector organisations

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON cleaners claim victory at SOAS

Contracted-out cleaning staff at SOAS win victory for improved terms & conditions

Article on the UNISON National site.

Legal Eagles

U met two of them, head of legal services Adam Creme and his colleague Shantha David, the legal officer who ran the five-year case […]

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Heart unions and celebrate our victories past and future

Let’s celebrate unions; let’s celebrate UNISON; let’s celebrate the victories of the past, and those that are yet to come

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

Union sets up network to support members who are EU citizens

Union will be producing information for members from the EU and their families to reassure them of their rights

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

How UNISON changed the law: the story behind our success

UNISON has won the most significant judicial intervention in the history of British employment law

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

UNISON’s tribunal fee verdict is a victory for everyone in work

UNISON Eastern Region Press Release  26 July 2017 – for immediate use UNISON’s tribunal fee verdict is a victory for everyone in work UNISON has won a landmark court victory today (Wednesday) against the government, which means that employment tribunal fees will now be scrapped. The Supreme Court – the UK’s highest court – has […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

UNISON calls for swift deal on Brexit transition

General secretary stresses that British workers must not be expected to pay for Brexit as they have with the financial crisis

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Employment rights should be centre stage as Great Repeal Bill launched, says UNISON

Commenting on the publication of the Bill today (Thursday) that will see the transfer of European laws onto the the UK statute book, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The clock is ticking towards an uncertain future for anyone at work. Until now many of the laws that protect employees from unfair or unsafe treatment at the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Agency workers and others – MPs want to hear from you

Have your say as Commons committee calls for public contributions to its inquiry into ‘the future world of work and workers’ rights’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Right to paid holidays and parental leave under threat after Brexit, says UNISON

UNISON is backing a campaign launched today (Wednesday) to prevent employment rights enjoyed by millions from being scrapped after Brexit. The union is supporting a new bill that aims to ensure protection for employees that has been introduced by the European Union (EU) – and enshrined in British law­ – is not watered down once […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Brexit top of UNISON agenda for TUC

‘The need for stability and reassurance has never been greater,’ says Dave Prentis

Article on the UNISON National site.

MPs to discuss workers’ rights post-Brexit

UNISON backs private members’ bill and launches its new network for EU members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.