UNISON tells TUC delegates: ‘We must challenge the dogma that the market knows best’

UNISON delegates speak at range of TUC motions condemning effects of government policy across public services

Government cuts plunge youth work into crisis, warns UNISON report

More than 2000 youth workers have been axed and 350 youth centres closed since 2012 as a direct result of Coalition Government cuts, a new report by UNISON has found.

Securing the future of our public services

UNISON manifesto sets out the challenges facing public services and policies needed to meet them

UNISON to launch public services manifesto

With less than a year to go to the general election, UNISON is launching its manifesto for public services

New report charts impact of austerity in Scotland

UNISON Scotland has launched a new report showing what is really happening to public services across the country

EPSU leader spells out the Europe we want

EPSU general secretary Jan Willem Goudriaan’s message to UNISON’s local government conference was that we could change Europe for the betterment of the majority of its people

Hundreds of thousands of care workers are paid less than the minimum wage

Delegates hear of the successes and continuing challenges in battle to protect social care workers and the people who need their care

Local government delegates back a raft of actions on fighting cuts

UNISON’s local government conference in Brighton heard of the millions of members and service users who were bearing the brunt of the government’s austerity agenda

UNISON condemns Glasgow City Council attack on strikers

UNISON has condemned Glasgow City Council for taking action against more than 60 carers for participating in an official strike earlier this year

Barnet carers set to strike over planned pay cut

UNISON members working as carers in north London are set to strike to defend their pay and the service they provide

Newcastle protest condemns legal aid cuts

UNISON members joined community activists on Newcastle Quayside last week to protest against cuts to legal aid for survivors of domestic violence

Speak up for libraries when you vote

Libraries services urges council voters to use their ballot on behalf of a vital statutory service

Time to tell candidates about libraries

This month’s local elections offer a chance for voters to make sure that councillors and candidates know how much people value all their local services – and not least among them, libraries

Barnet launches anti-privatisation song

Satirical song attacks wholesale outsourcing of services by north London Tory council

Support the Care UK Doncaster strikers

Union urges support for 150 low-paid care workers fighting to defend their NHS pay, terms and conditions