Budget doesn’t end the austerity nightmare

Years of wrecking ball austerity have left local services in a perilous state

Council workers pawning belongings to make ends meet, says UNISON

It’s shocking that so many people in jobs are still struggling financially and living in poverty.

Vital local services are collapsing say council staff in UNISON survey

Local government spending cuts have left councils across the UK unable to meet the needs of local communities and, in some cases, are putting the public at risk, says UNISON today (Monday). A survey, released to coincide with the union’s local government conference, reveals that eight in ten (79%) council workers have no confidence in […]

UNISON steps up for public services

Dave Prentis: ‘It’s time for an end to austerity; an end to cuts; an end to Tory cruelty’

Demonstrators tell government to properly fund the NHS

Thousands march in London, with other local demonstrations taking place around the country to highlight the crisis in the health service

Marching to end austerity

Cooks, cleaners, carers, nurses, teaching assistants, housing officers, hospital porters and many more, join tens of thousands of others in call to end austerity

Raise your voices for public services on Saturday

People’s Assembly-organised march will take place as the Conservative government pledges extra money to Northern Ireland to gain DUP support

Champions campaign helping to turn the tide against austerity

UNISON will continue to ‘harness members voices from the frontline’ in its campaigning

How much funding will your children’s school lose? Find out here

Search by postcode to find out how much schools near you will lose

Save Our Services: Public pay the price of job cuts

Without a backbone of administrative and clerical workers to help take the strain, our vital local services will collapse

UNISON calls for energy equality for the UK’s worst-off users

‘Thousands die each winter because they cannot afford to heat their homes’, union and campaign group Fuel Poverty Action warn

Brexit top of UNISON agenda for TUC

‘The need for stability and reassurance has never been greater,’ says Dave Prentis

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

Tide is turning against government’s austerity programme, says UNISON

The public willingness to accept cuts to public services is ‘exhausted’

‘We can fight together for a more social Europe’

EPSU general secretary tells local government conference that Brexit would not ‘cure what is wrong in the EU, in the UK or elsewhere’