UNISON responds to funding for crisis mental health services

More must be done to make mental health services safer and kinder places to work

PFI abolition pledge doesn’t help public services with contracts

The Chancellor’s promise that there’ll be no more PFI contracts signed is welcome

Budget doesn’t end the austerity nightmare

Years of wrecking ball austerity have left local services in a perilous state

Hospital workers celebrate as iFM Bolton agrees to pay NHS rates in full

The victory in Bolton should send a strong signal to any NHS trusts who think creating a wholly owned subsidiary will allow them to short-change their staff over pay

Plymouth City Council signs UNISON’s ethical care charter

Plymouth City Council will become the latest local authority to sign up to UNISON’s ethical care charter today (Monday). Council leaders will join UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis to formally sign the charter. The charter commits the Council to continue working with the city’s care companies to help them end zero-hours and reflect travel time […]

Changes to the way universal credit is introduced are a sensible move, says UNISON

UNISON welcomes assurances that ‘in work conditionality’ will be put on pause

‘Save the arts and libraries’ march goes through London cultural landmarks to Parliament

Cash-trapped councils across the country have had no choice but to cut back on culture and libraries spending in a desperate attempt to save core services

Birmingham City Council must stop burying its head in the sand, says UNISON

Hundreds of Birmingham care workers take strike action

PM’s end of austerity claim shows she’s out of step with the country, says UNISON

Dave Prentis comments on the Prime Minister’s speech to the Conservative Party conference

UNISON reacts to Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Labour Party Conference

Jeremy Corbyn delivered a speech that shows Labour is a radical government in waiting, ready to unite our communities

The NHS needs a Labour government

Under a Labour government the NHS and the dedicated people that work for it would at long last receive the proper investment and respect they deserve.

An end to privatisation must be a year one priority for Labour

Opening the debate on privatisation at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool today (Tuesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis

UNISON welcomes Labour’s radical, inspiring and achievable economic alternative

Working people need a Labour government and an end to Tory austerity rule.

Birmingham City Council is cutting care workers’ hours at the expense of local people

Dozens of Birmingham care workers are planning to travel to Liverpool today (Monday) to lobby delegates attending the Labour Party Conference over the City Council’s plans to cut their hours.

Home ownership now little more than a pipe dream for public sector workers

Owning a home has become virtually impossible for many public sector workers across Britain, according to research published today (Sunday)