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Harry Leslie Smith’s new book is an essential call to arms

The campaigner is urging everyone to help create a fairer society for all and reject a slide toward the past he remembers

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Labour Link and the Labour leadership

Union procedures will see all candidates present their case before affiliated political fund national committee decides whether to support a candidate, and who, in consultation with regions

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON manifesto launch in North Wales

Union puts the case for public services with manifesto launch in Mold

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for a general election but demands Labour stays united

Speaking in Liverpool today (Tuesday) on the opening day of the UNISON annual conference, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Brexit has unleashed the stench of far right extremism, both on the streets and in workplaces across the country. It’s meant a rise in anger and distrust. “Public service workers from Europe have had to suffer cheap jibes […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Cymru Wales Manifesto 2016 (Welsh version)

For the public services we need – UNISON Cymru/ Wales manifesto for the 2016 Welsh Assembly elections

Media on the UNISON National site.

Your vote makes a difference Make sure you use it in every election postcard

A postcard explaining why it is important to use your vote in every election, how to ensure that you are registered to vote and how to get a postal vote.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Academics condemn government’s attack on trade unions as ‘perverse’

Unions not too powerful – they’re too weak, say industrial relations academics

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

General election 2017: pay and the cost of living

With just a few days until the election, UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on two of the issues most important to our members

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Epic film depicts the events leading to the infamous Peterloo Massacre

Mike Leigh’s historical adviser talks about the research that informs the recounting of the 19th century pro-democracy rally that ended in tragedy

Article, Magazine, moving, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON manifesto launch in North Wales

Union puts the case for public services with manifesto launch in Mold

News, Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Cymru / Wales launches manifesto for public services

Union manifesto for May’s election says a Welsh government must work hard to protect our services

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Theresa May: our union will continue to challenge and push our agenda

Today, we get a new prime minister: Theresa May – and our union will challenge where necessary but also push our agenda on the issues that matter

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

General election 2017: pay and the cost of living

With just a few days until the election, UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on two of the issues most important to our members

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

New film depicts infamous Peterloo Massacre

Mike Leigh’s historical adviser talks about the research that informs the recounting of the 19th century pro-democracy rally that ended in tragedy

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Cymru Wales Manifesto 2016 (English version)

For the public services we need – UNISON Cymru/ Wales manifesto for the 2016 Welsh Assembly elections

Media on the UNISON National site.