‘We’re just getting started,’ declares Dave Prentis in key conference speech

Barnstorming speech at UNISON’s national delegate conference celebrates the triumphs of the past 25 years – and the successes to come

Two new senior appointments at UNISON

Margaret Thomas and Emilie Oldknow are to become assistant general secretaries

Dave Prentis stands at rostrum addressing UNISON women's conference

‘I will be with you on the picket lines’ vows Dave Prentis

General secretary backs Birmingham strikers as he speaks to ‘the biggest gathering of women trade unionists in this country’

Former UNISON and NUPE general secretary Rodney Bikerstaffe

Rodney Bickerstaffe

A personal message from Dave Prentis

Cymru/Wales calls for services and communities to be the priority

‘Welsh public service workers will be holding you to account’, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis warns candidates at manifesto launch

‘We will fight and we will win’ Prentis tells Durham strike rally

General secretary pledges support as 1,200 Co Durham teaching assistants rally on second day of strike

Dave Prentis hugs a member at the Redditch Time to Talk session

Award-winning work on mental health in Redditch and Bromsgrove

General secretary Dave Prentis visits branch to see first hand the practical help and support provided to members

Chilcot report: UNISON statement

Joint statement from general secretary Dave Prentis and president Eric Roberts

General secretary Dave Prentis with striking members and the Barnet UNISON banner outside The Library, in Barnet, north London

Barnet library workers on strike

Dave Prentis takes support and solidarity to north London picket line in strike over plans to outsource library service

Members need a strong and focused union to help them survive ‘crisis after crisis’

NEC hears update on Trade Union Bill and agrees EU referendum campaign

General secretary set to visit North Wales hospital

Visit will see talks over UNISON’s innovative staff listening exercise, plus dedication of two branch office rooms

Dave Prentis takes UNISON support to doctors’ picket lines

General secretary offers support to BMA action on visit to pickets at his local hospital in north London

Tribunal proposals ‘a source of real anxiety’

Our members know what’s at stake in proposals to move tribunals into the civil courts system

A challenging year

It’s the start of a new year: and a challenging one for UNISON members, the services they provide, and for the union

Dave Prentis re-elected as UNISON general secretary

Dave Prentis has today been re-elected as General Secretary of UNISON, the UK’s largest public sector union. Voting in the ballot was as follows: Roger Bannister 16,853 (12.6 per cent) John Burgess 15,573 (11.6 per cent) Dave Prentis 66,155 (49.4 per cent) Heather Wakefield 35,433 (26.4 per cent) UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “I am […]