More workers deserve to be paid the real living wage, says UNISON

Next government must help low-paid staff

Families will be thrown a lifeline by early-years plans

Restoring Sure Start centres is a major priority

Sustained investment needed to fix years of Conservative cuts, says UNISON

Chancellor’s pledges nowhere near enough to tackle nine years of austerity

Conservatives putting everything up for grabs on NHS, says UNISON

Briefing lays bare Tory thinking

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Drug and alcohol workers take pay fight to Addaction’s London HQ

Drug and alcohol support workers will be demonstrating outside the headquarters of employer Addaction today (Wednesday), over broken pay promises, says UNISON. Fifteen employees from Leigh and Wigan – who are midway through a five-day strike – will be in the capital to force the charity to listen to their demands for fair pay. The […]

Low-paid UCL workers celebrate UNISON-brokered pay deal

UniversityHundreds of outsourced UCL staff are celebrating after UNISON secured the same pay, pension and annual leave rights as directly employed workers.

New deal is a ‘huge leap backwards’ says UNISON

Commenting on the new Brexit deal announced today (Thursday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This deal isn’t a step forward, it’s a huge leap backwards. It would risk every workplace right and leave public services exposed and vulnerable. “The only quick free trade deals to be had would involve the UK paying a heavy price, with […]

Low-paid workers protest at UCL’s ‘callous’ employment system

Hundreds of UCL cleaners, porters, security officers and catering staff will demand their outsourced jobs be returned to the university, so workers doing the same jobs receive the same pay, pension and annual leave, says UNISON today (Thursday). This afternoon (from 1pm to 3pm) support staff from across UCL will gather outside the university’s main […]

Queen’s Speech – public services will need ‘substantial investment’ to recover

Now isn’t the time for game playing or cheap political stunts

Claims to be the party of the NHS enough to make the blood boil

Brexit must be sorted but not by crashing out of Europe

Chancellor’s spending pledges are a decade too late, says UNISON

Promises for services are just electioneering

The UK needs a Labour government, says UNISON

Jeremy Corbyn has set out “inspiring vision” for future

The entrance of the Supreme Court

Court decision shows Boris Johnson isn’t fit to be Prime Minister

Commenting on the Supreme Court ruling today (Tuesday) that the decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “A man who thinks he’s above the law is a man not fit to be Prime Minister. “His blatant attempt to shut down democracy has failed. Now politicians can return to holding the […]

Labour would change social care for the better

UNISON welcomes set of solid proposals that will improve the lives of so many

A Labour government would mean social care gets the attention it deserves, says UNISON

Proposals will transform lives of those in need and care workers