Blog: Why we should all take the menopause seriously

World Menopause Day is a reminder that the menopause is a workplace issue, says Christina McAnea

general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: After everything, a pay cut is the bitterest of blows

Our health conference is a reminder of the sacrifices our health members have made, the challenges to come – and what we can achieve together

UNISON 9/11 commemorative ribbon in maroon

Blog: Still in solidarity, two decades later

As American unions come together to mark the 20th anniversary of that horrifying day, we recommit ourselves to the campaign for peace across the world

Blog: Is this the kind of community you want to live in?

Our local services face catastrophic cuts. Help us stand up for them and take action now

general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: Fighting for pay across the union

Pay is coming to a head and we need all of our members and activists to take part in every ballot and every consultation

Christina McAnea

Blog: Six months into our new era

It’s been an incredibly busy but productive and fulfilling first half year as your general secretary – with many achievements across our great union

general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: How to start solving the housing crisis

Our communities need public services and they need the people providing those services living close by

general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: The best birthday or thank you gift is a pay rise, now

Thank you days for key workers and birthday celebrations – and even the George Cross for the NHS – are richly deserved, but what really matters is an increase in pay

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

UNISON increases pressure for COVID public inquiry ‘sooner rather than later’

Union’s NEC also highlights continuing pay campaigns, post-pandemic support for members and solidarity with those in Palestine

Blog: Levelling up the forgotten frontline

Our local government workers deserve no less credit and applause than health workers – and they deserve fair pay now

Blog: Voting for fair pay on 6 May

Many of our members are not looking for special treatment or favours – all we want is due process and proper negotiations that result in fair pay

Blog: Fair pay for low-paid workers

Pay for some of the country’s lowest-paid workers increases from today, but for many key workers a decent wage for an essential job is still a dream

Blog: The fight goes on for fairness in social care pay

UNISON will continue campaigning with renewed vigour for the major reform that the care sector so desperately needs

Blog: This worrying attack on free speech and the right to protest

The point of a demonstration is to be heard and to have an impact – the explicit aim of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill seems to be to minimise any impact

Blog: The government misses a golden opportunity on NHS pay

Insulting 1% pay offer doesn’t recognise efforts of those fighting COVID for over a year, and will lead to an exodus of loyal staff while doing nothing to attract new recruits