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The vanguard of the fight against racism

UNISON has always actively challenged racism, and will always do so, wherever it raises its vile head

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Blog: a long way to go on equal pay

On the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea looks at the fight we still face

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

We felt the love in February

February is the month of romance, what with Valentine’s Day and Heart UNISON week – and UNISON members were definitely feeling the love during the last 28 days.

Article on the UNISON National site.

That was the year that was – 12 months in UNISON

As 2018 draws to a close we look back on a memorable year with the UK’s biggest union

Article on the UNISON National site.

Women drag last equal pay claim council to court, says UNISON

Reading council – the only local authority in England and Wales never to settle an equal pay claim – will today (Monday) be challenged in court by more than 60 women owed over £1.5m because they were paid less than their male colleagues for years, says their union UNISON. The women – mostly care workers, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Suffragettes in the spotlight

A team of women filmmakers have brought the story of the suffragette movement to the big screen, with a very special woman among the extras

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Why did I get involved?

Unpaid, risking trouble at work and not always thanked – why do UNISON’s 40,000 activists do it?

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Glasgow women to march in their fight for equal pay

Suffragettes will lead Scottish demonstration in continuing struggle over grading system and equal pay

Article on the UNISON National site.

Corbyn vows to scrap Trade Union Act when in government

‘Trade unions are a force for good and a force for equality in our society’, Labour leader tells conference

News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON on latest workforce stats showing women in UK universities mostly in low-paid jobs

Unison has condemned the latest workforce statistics published by Universities UK that show that women make up 54% of the total higher education workforce, but despite this 63% of those paid below £17678 are women. This equates to over 20,000 female support staff working at UK universities. The same report highlights that whilst men make […]

News on the UNISON National site.

Glasgow women win again

They take the editor’s award in the city’s Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year awards

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Our whole union stands with the Glasgow strikers

Today and tomorrow, thousands of women will be on strike to continue their long running campaign to win the equal pay they have been denied for too long. For twelve years they’ve fought for equal pay, and yet throughout Glasgow City Council have dragged their heels and failed to pay these incredible public service workers the wage they deserve.

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

McAnea issues defiant message to Johnson’s Tories

Assistant general secretary sets out the scale of the challenge, but tells women’s conference that UNISON is in shape to meet it

Article on the UNISON National site.

Bridging the gender pay gap

With more than one million women members representing 80% of the union, conference hears how UNISON is at the forefront of the campaign to eradicate the gender pay gap

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘We won’ – Glasgow women celebrate equal pay

City Chambers rally greets council’s ratification of £548m deal to compensate for years of unequal pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.