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Black voters key at the general election

Research shows that the Black vote could be crucial in deciding the outcome of the general election in May

Article on the UNISON National site.

Young members’ weekend

The young members’ weekend on 15-17 May in Nottingham is an opportunity to find out more about the union and how to play a part in the union’s campaigning to defend public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Urgent: get your MP to back the NHS

Tomorrow, MPs get a chance to vote for Clive Efford’s private member’s bill to protect the NHS from the worst ravages of privatisation – ask your MP to back it

Article on the UNISON National site.

Dave Prentis says enough is enough

The government is today being hit by the biggest strike over pay since it came to power when over a million public sector workers walking out in bitter disputes over pay, pensions, jobs and spending cuts

Article on the UNISON National site.

Conference attacks increasing use of zero-hours contracts

Local government conference hears of the negative impacts on Black, migrant, women and LGBT workers of zero-hours contracts

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON shortlisted for living wage award

UNISON has been shortlisted as a living wage champion by the Living Wage Foundation in recognition for the union’s work on the issue throughout the past year

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges members to lobby their MPs over new ‘gagging law’

New law threatens to gag charities, NGOs, blogs, think-tanks, trade unions and other campaigning organisations by severely restricting how much money they can spend on political campaigning in the year running up to a general election

Article on the UNISON National site.

How is austerity affecting the LGBT community?

Help our research to uncover the effect austerity is having, whether you are an LGBT service user or working providing services

Article on the UNISON National site.

NHS union survey on working longer

How would an increased retirement age affect you the NHS? Fill in our online survey before 12 August

Article on the UNISON National site.

Prentis tells crowd government is privatising the NHS

UNISON general secretary tells protestors about what is happening to our National Health Service

Article on the UNISON National site.

Salvage the NHS, UNISON urges Labour

We need to kick this government out to save the health service, LInda Hobson tells conference

Article on the UNISON National site.

Time to vote on higher education pay

UNISON members in higher education are set to vote on strike action over a pay offer from the employers, with the union recommending that they say ‘yes’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Government accused over higher education

UNISON tells TUC that government commitment to higher education is undermined by calls for universities to find new methods of funding

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON leads TUC call for ‘a fairer Britain’

UNISON call marks opening of this year’s TUC congress in Bournemouth

Article on the UNISON National site.

Flood advice for UNISON members

In the wake of the recent flooding, UNISON’s charity, There for You, has some helpful advice

Article on the UNISON National site.