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 […]

Standing with our LGBT members

From criminalisation to celebration, it’s quite a journey – and there’s still a long way to go

We’ll support the police staff who keep our homes safe

Experience after experience has shown that privatisation is a false economy

Tricks but no treats

Join us on Monday to stop this nightmare that is the Trade Union Bill