Supreme Court judgment stops bad bosses from punishing striking workers

UNISON’s legal case makes clear employers must not discipline staff for striking

Community members stage a photo op in support of a national care service at UNISON's national community seminar and conference 2024

Fragmented and under-funded

Delegates at UNISON’s national community conference heard how funding and organising pose particular issues across the sector

Angela Rayner speaks from the podium at UNISON national community conference 2024

Community conference told: ‘You are the stewards of the New Deal’

Angela Rayner spoke to delegates at community conference 2024 to tell them “our movement is bigger than the sum of its parts and we will achieve together”

7 people, all in the same blue shirts walk away from camera across a field, the sun setting in the distance. It is a diverse group with a child and a person in a wheelchair. Some of them have their arms around each others shoulders

UNISON opinion: This is what community looks like

They’re the most diverse group of members in the union, but they have an awful lot in common – as they meet this weekend in Chester, welcome to the community service group

MPs pledge to support a national care service

A UNISON event at parliament sought to ignite the political will in Westminster to make a national care service a reality

From left to right, Andrew Gwynne MP, Christina McAnea, Wes Streeting MP and Andrew Harrop - general secretary of the Fabians society sit at the top table of the national care service summit hosted at UNISON centre, a national care service summit graphic on a tv screen behind them.

Making a national care service – from roadmap to reality

UNISON hosted the Fabian Society’s National Care Service Summit, bringing together stakeholders to discuss the practicalities of creating a national care service

It’s time to end poverty wages and exploitative practices

‘The only people who will deliver for social care workers are this union,’ conference delegates hear

Austerity is still very real for local services, says UNISON

  Commenting on the publication of the government’s local government finance settlement for 2019/20, UNISON head of local government Jon Richards said: “This is another £1bn dose of austerity for councils that will lead to yet more cuts to local services. “In five years over £6bn has been slashed from central government funding for councils. […]

Get to know your neighbours at the Great Get Together

Events will bring people together to show that Jo Cox was right that we have more in common than not