Barnet members stage second strike

North London council workers launch second 48-hour strike against outsourcing threat, declaring that they want to remain in the public sector and publicly accountable

Barnet Council workers on strike over outsourcing threat

Over 600 UNISON members working for Barnet Council are in the middle of a 48-hour strike in an increasingly bitter row over outsourcing of council services

UNISON marks the second anniversary of the Bangladesh clothes factory tragedy

Union supports action on Oxford Street today and calls on European Commission to ensure the momentum for reform in Bangladesh is not abandoned

Help choose the Labour London mayoral candidate

Find out how to sign up as a London Labour affiliated supporter to secure a vote in the London Labour mayoral selection

Camden Council adopts Ethical Care Charter

Latest local authority to adopt charter will help people in the borough who receive homecare services as well as the 860 strong home care workforce

NHS staff: Why we are striking on Monday

UNISON health members in England are taking five days of action for fair pay next week – starting first thing on Monday morning – and will be joined by colleagues in other unions including midwives

Two weeks to go until ‘Britain needs a pay rise’ march and rally

‘Make sure you come along, show your support and make a difference’

LGA urged to reconsider on pay proposals

UNISON calls for NJC employers to rethink and come forward with a pay offer which ‘begins to tackle the hardship facing all of our members’ in local government and schools (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)

NHS England action set for 13 October

‘Five days for fair pay’ starts with a four-hour strike on Monday 13 October, followed by four days of action short of a strike for the rest of the week

TUC warned about zero hours contracts and the Immigration Bill

Delegates told about the “dirty secret” of the employment figures and why the Immigration Bill is a “disgraceful and cynical piece of legislation”

General secretary tells TUC now is the time to make a stand

UNISON General secretary Dave Prentis has made an impassioned plea to end “the cycle of desperation” and defend all that the union movement has achieved

UNISON president tells Jarrow marchers – we can save the NHS

“We can save our NHS, but the time to act is now,” UNISON president Lucia McKeever told a rally in Nottingham during the People’s March for the NHS

‘Use your vote’, health members urged

Dave Prentis calls on NHS members in England to use their vote as industrial action ballot opens

999 call for the NHS

As NHS supporters march from Jarrow to London from 16 August, UNISON is urging members to back them

UNISON wins support at Labour policy forum

UNISON has negotiated a series of amendments on key policy issues which will shape the Labour general election manifesto and programme in government