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Vote in the European elections on 23 May

“Vote for candidates who will stand up for public services and defend our welfare state.”

Article on the UNISON National site.

European citizens to lobby MPs over right to remain in UK post-Brexit

Nurses, social workers and teaching assistants will be among EU citizens who will today (Monday) lobby MPs over their right to remain in the UK. The lobby is aimed at urging the government to guarantee immediately that these citizens will be able to stay post-Brexit. There are more than three million EU citizens living in […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Lords back EU migrants’ right to remain

Setback for government’s ‘repugnant’ use of EU migrants as Brexit bargaining chips

Article, News 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.

Spending rules during the EU Referendum campaign period

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to campaign for the UK to stay in Europe

UNISON is to campaign for the UK to stay part of the European Union, and will be encouraging its 1.3 million members to vote remain on 23 June. The decision was taken today (Wednesday) at a meeting of the union’s governing NEC, and follows an extensive UK-wide consultation and survey across UNISON’s branches. The fear […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

This will be ‘catastrophic’ for working people

UNISON joins over 80 civil society organisations in writing to the PM, arguing that the price of a no-deal Brexit is too high

Article on the UNISON National site.

Blog: I dream in English – a German member’s thoughts on Brexit

‘Mostly, I speak and think and dream in English; you could say that I am English even in my sleep’

Blogs, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Brexiteers Michael Gove and Boris Johnson guilty of ‘nauseating cynicism’ over the NHS

Brexiteers Michael Gove and Boris Johnson are guilty of ‘nauseating cynicism’ in pretending to care about the NHS when they belong to a government that is to blame for ‘eye-watering’ public service cuts, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis will warn later today. In a speech at the Our NHS: Safer IN rally at the TUC’s […]

News, Press release 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.

PM is still serving up a bad Brexit deal, says UNISON

Government failure in Commons defeat over PM’s EU deal still leaves huge uncertainty and catastrophic risks

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Keir Starmer: ‘The public should have the option to remain’

The party leadership earlier this week declared its belief that the public should have the final say on whatever future agreement the Tory government secures with Brussels on the UK’s […]

News on the UNISON National site.

Nursing number fall will have a huge impact on the NHS

Although the reduction in the number of UK nurses may not be huge, the overall figures will have a major impact on the NHS and patients. “This is because EU nurses are leaving en masse […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National 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.

Join the rally for EU citizens living in the UK

A rally to celebrate EU citizens living in the UK, and British citizens living in Europe, is to be held on Wednesday 13 September.

Article, News on the UNISON National site.