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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.

UNISON – a union for all

UNISON – a union for all

Media on the UNISON National site.

‘£350m for the NHS’ swayed disabled voters in EU referendum

Research by the Papworth Trust reveals that NHS claim swayed disabled voters ‘who didn’t know how many of their protections were form the EU’

Article, News 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.

United in our condemnation of the ugly rhetoric employed by Brexit campaigners

Although UNISON is encouraging a Remain vote, it’s clear that there are arguments for leaving the EU. But they aren’t being made by the bilious, hate-filled campaigns aiming to drag us into international isolationism. They deserve our unreserved condemnation for their baseless attacks on immigrants and fear that diminishes their case and this entire debate.

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

Jeremy Corbyn has adopted a different and welcome tone in the EU debate

Like UNISON, Jeremy Corbyn has long-standing criticisms of the European Union, but also appreciates what membership provides for the British people – especially in terms of workplace rights, equalities and protections.

General secretary's blog, News 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.

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.

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’

Behind the headlines, Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Our Polish members – in their own words

Three of UNISON’s Polish migrant members share their stories and their thoughts on a post Brexit Britain

Article on the UNISON National site.

No-one should believe the NHS claims made by Brexit campaign says UNISON

Responding to the claim by senior members of the Brexit campaign that there would be more money for the NHS were the UK to leave Europe, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “It’s nonsense to say there would be more money for the NHS were the UK to vote to leave Europe in June. “These […]

News, Press release 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.

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.

UNISON backs EU citizens’ right to stay

  Add your name to a letter supporting EU workers and fellow UNISON members The UNISON-supported HOPE not hate campaign is backing a call from the British Future think tank to Conservative Party leadership candidates asking them to make a clear commitment that EU migrants currently living in the UK are welcome to stay.         […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

It’s clear from these election results is that the country is hopelessly divided

This result was a cry of frustration at a political class that seems to lack the answers to the biggest issue facing the UK.

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.