Standing up to the ‘easycouncil’

Our members in Barnet have been at the sharp end, with the council outsourcing anything it can. The spirit shown by our library workers today is a tremendous example to us all – and we will stand by them as they fight for their jobs.

General secretary Dave Prentis with striking members and the Barnet UNISON banner outside The Library, in Barnet, north London

Barnet library workers on strike

Dave Prentis takes support and solidarity to north London picket line in strike over plans to outsource library service

UNISON general secretary joins Barnet strikers on picket line

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis is joining Barnet strikers at the Mill Hill Depot today (Monday) at 7am. The strike is in support of the social workers, coach escorts, drivers, occupational therapists, schools catering staff, education welfare officer, library workers, children centre workers, streetcleaning and refuse workers who want to remain employees of Barnet Council […]

UNISON condemns homophobic attack against trade unionist in Barnet

UNISON condemns recent attack against trade unionist whose car was found vandalised with homophobic slurs outside his home

UNISON general secretary and president send message to members striking today in Barnet

Today, in north London, hundreds of council workers are taking a stand against privatisation