Brexit withdrawal bill enters next round of Commons debate

UNISON backs a raft of amendments aimed at protecting the rights of its members

Nursing number fall will have a huge impact on the NHS

If more nurses continue to leave than join, staff-patient ratios will become even more dangerous

UNISON calls for swift deal on Brexit transition

General secretary stresses that British workers must not be expected to pay for Brexit as they have with the financial crisis

Join the rally for EU citizens living in the UK

A rally to celebrate EU citizens living in the UK, and British citizens living in Europe, is to be held on Wednesday 13 September.

Our Polish members – in their own words

Three of UNISON’s Polish migrant members share their stories and their thoughts on a post Brexit Britain

Blog: I dream in English – a German member’s thoughts on Brexit

‘Mostly, I speak and think and dream in English; you could say that I am English even in my sleep’

‘We stand with you – the union is behind you’

Community conference vows to back EU members and all migrant workers

Lords back EU migrants’ right to remain

Setback for government’s ‘repugnant’ use of EU migrants as Brexit bargaining chips

European citizens to lobby MPs over right to remain in UK post-Brexit

Nurses, social workers and teaching assistants will be among EU citizens who will today (Monday) lobby MPs over their right to remain in the UK. The lobby is aimed at urging the government to guarantee immediately that these citizens will be able to stay post-Brexit. There are more than three million EU citizens living in […]

No mention of equality in Brexit white paper is “shocking and shameful”

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has described the government’s failure to mention equalities in the Brexit white paper as shocking and shameful at its annual women’s conference today (Thursday). Around 750 delegates are debating a range of equalities motions involving women in work at the event. Addressing the conference, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: […]

Migration, mental health and Black members

Busy morning looks at impact of Brexit, mental health issues, immigration and austerity, London mayoral election and Black representation

Defending our EU members

UNISON members who are EU citizens gathered to share their experiences since June’s referendum and their concerns about what happens next

Brexit cannot be an excuse to trash our rights at work

Workplace rights was at the heart of UNISON’s campaign to keep Britain in the EU. We may have lost that argument, but our concerns remain. Before the referendum UNISON members told us that rights at work were their top priority – and in the aftermath, preserving those rights has been one of our top priorities.

Urge your MEPs to halt damaging trade deal with southern Africa

UNISON calls for aaction on trade deals with global South which stress liberalisation and threaten to damage economies and workers’ rights

Union sets up network to support members who are EU citizens

Union will be producing information for members from the EU and their families to reassure them of their rights