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’

Sleep-in appeal to the Supreme Court is extremely good news

Now there’s the chance to clarify the law once and for all

Homecare workers paid less than the minimum wage

Thousands of care workers across England and Wales are being paid less than the national minimum wage because councils aren’t insisting that homecare companies pay for travel time, says UNISON today (Wednesday). Using a Freedom of Information (FoI) request, UNISON reveals that more than half (54%) of local authorities in England don’t state in their […]

End threats to pay and hours for Birmingham care workers now

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis is due to show his support this evening (Tuesday) for homecare workers in Birmingham who have been involved in a year-long dispute over their pay and working hours. He is attending a solidarity rally in the city to pledge his continued backing for the staff who have so far taken […]

Spare the country the calamity of a ‘no-deal’, says UNISON

A ‘no-deal’ Brexit must be avoided at all costs

The government took too long to scrap settled status fee, says UNISON

This idea should never have seen the light of day in the first place