Prentis urges Labour to commit to a ‘new deal’ for public services

UNISON’s general secretary calls today’s public service workers the ‘new giants’ of the labour movement

screenshot of Keir Starmer on Andrew Marr Show

Key workers ‘overlooked and underpaid’ says Starmer

“There’s got to be change – they were last and now they’ve got to be first,” Labour leader says as he praises key workers in first TV interview

UNISON comes top in YouGov poll

Labour members have a more favourable view of UNISON that any other organisation

UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

The future of the political fund – have your say

UNISON is currently running a consultation on the political fund, don’t miss the chance to have your say. 

UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

Consultation on political fund changes following the Trade Union Act

Second round consultation setting out the principles and propositions that will underpin rule changes necessary to put the settlement in place

UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

Political fund update

GPF, Labour Link and NEC agree longer timetable for political fund rule changes required by 2016 Trade Union Act

UNISON starts preparing for political fund change

Union sets up lay working group to develop proposals on changing funds to opting in system, required by Trade Union Act

Labour leadership 2016

Jeremy Corbyn nominated by UNISON Labour Link committee

The committee decision follows discussions at regional and national level, and a consultation of UNISON members who are affiliated to the Labour party

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