Christina McAnea, arms folded, in front of conference stage - 'Fighting for our future'

Local government workers are ‘everyday action heroes’

They don’t do it for the prestige, they do it for the difference they can make to people’s lives, every day – its time to recognise their superhuman efforts

Blog: A significant step forward for pregnant workers and new parents

UNISON has been working with Dan Jarvis MP on a bill, which just passed its third reading, to provide additional protections in the workplace

general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: It is within their power to give NHS workers the pay they deserve

“This government let frontline workers take responsibility when times were at their toughest, but now it refuses to take responsibility for the things that are in its control”

Christina McAnea adressing local government conference

Blog: The time to act on the cost of living is now, prime minister

Millions of working people have been failed by this government for too long, as Liz Truss takes over from the self-aggrandising, debasing Boris Johnson

Put NHS Pay Right logo

Blog: It’s time to put NHS pay right

Get involved with your branch’s activities on UNISON’s day of action, in England, on 25 May

Blog: The government misses a golden opportunity on NHS pay

Insulting 1% pay offer doesn’t recognise efforts of those fighting COVID for over a year, and will lead to an exodus of loyal staff while doing nothing to attract new recruits

Blog: In the battles ahead, we will not let you down

For our public services, for our communities, for our union – last week’s election result was a devastating blow. We now face a Conservative government with a large majority who have shown time and time again that they are a threat to the public services UNISON members provide. I am proud of the campaign UNISON […]

Unravelling the myths about austerity

There are many myths about the cuts and the need for austerity – here, we’ve picked out four of the main ones

A challenging year

It’s the start of a new year: and a challenging one for UNISON members, the services they provide, and for the union

Standing with our LGBT members

From criminalisation to celebration, it’s quite a journey – and there’s still a long way to go

We’ll support the police staff who keep our homes safe

Experience after experience has shown that privatisation is a false economy

Tricks but no treats

Join us on Monday to stop this nightmare that is the Trade Union Bill

Lords tax credits vote is an important first step

The vote on tax credits is a tremendous win for ordinary people struggling to get by on low pay – but it’s only a beginning

An attack we’ve seen off before

Trying to stop nurses, care workers, teaching assistants, hospital cleaners and town hall staff from paying their union subs directly from their wages is an attack we’ve defeated before and one which we will overcome again.