Blog: Why Heart Unions Week is so important

Heart Unions week isn’t silly self-indulgence – it’s a chance for us to grow, be stronger and achieve more for our members

Blog: The moral case for vaccine access

I’ve written to the UK government urging it to end its opposition to making COVID vaccines available to all

Blog: I promise to work across all parts of our union, for all our members

‘A challenging time to take up the reins as general secretary, but I’m also fortunate to have the legacy of a strong, growing union’

Christina McAnea elected UNISON general secretary

Christina McAnea has today been elected as general secretary of UNISON, the UK’s largest union

Blog: Still by your side during the second wave

We will continue doing all we can while our members continue to do all they can to fight this pandemic and keep our communities going

Blog: The Tories’ disgusting refusal to act on child hunger

While welcome, it should not be left to charity from individuals and organisations to put food in children’s mouths

Blog: We must save union learning

Decision to scrap the Union Learning Fund in England is all about an ‘ideological distaste for trade unions’

Blog: This Black History Month, we won’t go back to the old normal

Our Black members deserve so much better

Blog: I’m proud of our members in a national emergency

 
Once again our public service workers are on the frontline fighting to keep our communities and our country safe and well – fighting, against the odds, to keep services running

Blog: In the battles ahead, we will not let you down

For our public services, for our communities, for our union – last week’s election result was a devastating blow. We now face a Conservative government with a large majority who have shown time and time again that they are a threat to the public services UNISON members provide. I am proud of the campaign UNISON […]

In the fight of our lives

General secretary Dave Prentis has a message for UNISON members and their families, explaining why he will be voting for Labour on 12 December

‘The government may have ground to a halt – but our union hasn’t’

Dave Prentis sings the praises of members, while outlining the aims and challenges ahead

‘We’re still standing’

Dave Prentis tells women’s conference that UNISON is ‘the women’s union’

‘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