Working people should fear what comes next

‘Theresa May will go down in history as one of the worst prime ministers’

British Steel collapse will devastate affected communities

‘The collapse of British Steel and the threat of thousands of job losses is devastating news’

Domestics vote overwhelmingly for strike action to halt privatisation at the Princess Alexandra

Cleaners at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow have today (Friday) voted almost unanimously in favour of strike action against plans to outsource cleaning services. UNISON members voted 99% in favour of industrial action on an 84% turnout. The 220 staff that provide cleaning and domestic services warn that if jobs are transferred to the […]

Six months is enough but only if politicians come together

The country needs a grown-up relationship with Europe and one that takes account of the June 2016 result.

‘The government may have ground to a halt – but our union hasn’t’

Dave Prentis sings the praises of members, while outlining the aims and challenges ahead

The country is in the hands of Theresa May’s flying circus

The UK is four days away from a catastrophic no-deal Brexit

Any Brexit deal should be put to the country

Commenting on the meeting today (Wednesday) between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn

Change the record, not just the DJ

Theresa May can leave Downing Street, but the country won’t notice a difference while the Conservative Party remains in power.

Interserve contracts must be bought back in-house, says UNISON

Firm’s collapse another example of catastrophic failures of privatisation

The UK is sleepwalking towards a disastrous no-deal Brexit, says UNISON

Commenting on today’s votes in Parliament (Thursday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The UK is sleepwalking towards a disastrous no-deal Brexit. “Unless MPs can get their act together quickly, the country will fall off a cliff and there’ll be no coming back. “It’s time for those politicians who genuinely want to reach a deal […]

Little today for struggling local services, says UNISON

Chancellor’s spring statement fails to tackle the issues that will cast a shadow over generations

No deal rejection welcome, but we’re miles away from the agreement the UK needs

Crashing out of the EU in just over two weeks would be a disaster

Labour split is ‘terrible news’

Working people need a Labour government but split parties don’t win elections

We should be proud of our past and ready for the battles ahead, says UNISON general secretary

When we stand together we can take on anyone

‘We’re still standing’

Dave Prentis tells women’s conference that UNISON is ‘the women’s union’