That was the year that was – the year in UNISON

As 2018 draws to a close we look back on a memorable year with the UK’s biggest union

Campaign to save nurseries goes national

A group campaigning to save five council-run nurseries in Salford has joined up with campaigners from across the country at a rally in Salford.

Epic film depicts the events leading to the infamous Peterloo Massacre

Mike Leigh’s historical adviser talks about the research that informs the recounting of the 19th century pro-democracy rally that ended in tragedy

How to… get marching

Expert advice on how to plan and get the most out of marches and demonstrations

Conference backs range of measures to build on general election result

Wide range of measures proposed will help further develop the campaigning work that helped to produce the general election result

cover of the booklet A Dangerous Occupation

Marking 50 years of a dangerous occupation

UNISON/PSC exhibition and book offers union branches a resource for this year’s 50th anniversary of the Palestinian occupation

UNISON wins Mumsnet

We’re big fans of Mumsnet at UNISON, and following a discussion thread about our public service champions campaign last week, we’re even bigger fans.

How can you run a campaign to defend a service?

Neath Port Talbot branch fought a successful campaign against library closures – so just how did they do it?

Government withdraws plan to stop check-off for subs payment

‘Now at least UNISON can concentrate on campaigning to protect public sector employees at work and the services they deliver’

Young UNISON members gather to plan campaigns

Book now for UNISON’s annual national young members weekend on 13-15 May

Young woman holds up banner against the Trade Union Bill

Let’s show how we ♡ UNISON

As the campaign against the Trade Union Bill continues, let’s show everyone why we love unions – and UNISON in particular

Aleksandra Mark-Rybner with her mum, social worker Kathy

Rally shows strength of feeling over trade union bill

Workers travel from across the UK to tell their MPs their concerns over trade union bill

Dave Prentis on stage at the Manchester rally with backdrop reading Yes to workers' rights, No to austerity

‘Together we can defeat the bill’ Prentis tells Manchester rally

‘It’s time for an alternative to the cuts, the privatising agenda, and to the pay freeze destroying lives,” says Dave Prentis as 85,000 march against austerity, and for workers’ rights

Burnley is latest council to attack Trade Union Bill

North West council criticises “unfair, unnecessary and undemocratic” attack that will “undermine constructive employment relations and civil liberties”

What’s it like to be a healthcare student?

UNISON is asking students to take part in an online survey to gather evidence about their experience on placements and at university, and how it affects them and their family