Blackpool hospital staff begin two-day strike

Private company Compass claims it can’t afford an 82p pay rise despite generating £1.7bn in profit and paying their boss £4.6m

Activists: an inspiration at the heart of our union

General secretary Dave Prentis takes inspiration from visit to Southampton District branch

Let’s Go for Growth in May

Last year’s Grovember campaign was such a success we’re doing it again in May with a Go for Growth month

Conference delegate registration extended

Delegates for NDC, local government, energy and WET conferences must be entered on the OCS by 4 April

UNISON launches campaign to combat musculoskeletal injuries

Launch comes on national RSI awareness day as research reveals another cost of austerity

UNISON spells out Brexit concerns

National executive council highlights three issues that need to be addressed to avoid ‘falling off a cliff’ next month

Branch noticeboard competition winners announced!

Congratulations to London Ambulance Service branch’s Battersea station who are the overall winners of our Grovember branch noticeboards competition

Easy Joiner: updated quick paperless joining

Have you tried Easy Joiner, our digital tool that that allows you to recruit new members in mere minutes?

Reserved (low pay) seat threshold for 2019

The cut-off wage for election to reserved (low pay) seats in the union is now £10.20 an hour

Save our services – celebrate our unsung heroes

This year, we are focusing on the role our members in local government play in keeping people safe

Employers encouraged to pay EU workers’ ‘settled status’ fees

UNISON publishes new guidance for branches, and a model letter to public-service employers, as pilot scheme is rolled out across the UK in November, based on employment

UNISON celebrates becoming the UK’s biggest union

Becoming and staying the biggest and the best

Easy Joiner: quick paperless joining

A couple of taps, ask a friend to add their name and email – and just like that, you’ve recruited a new member!

Never too big to care

UNISON is proud to be unique among unions in having a dedicated charity, There for You, which supports our members when life gets tough.

Boosting our members’ digital confidence

It’s Get Online Week from 15 to 21 October – as the use of digital technology increases in the workplace, we want members to try one thing online to increase their digital skills and gain digital confidence