Time to celebrate teaching assistants

29 November is the chance to celebrate the valuable contribution made by teaching assistants to the education system

Southwark council signs up to ethical care charter

Campaigning homecare members will ‘will leave a legacy’ of better terms and conditions and better home care

New materials to support our local government pay campaign

New leaflet and film available as well as online campaign to sign up to (England, Wales and Norethern Ireland)

UNISON secures early pay rise for Balfour Beatty staff

UNISON has secured early implementation of the annual living wage rise for Balfour Beatty staff at the University of London

Diocese of Westminster and UNISON work together to help Catholic schools implement living wage

Union and diocese recommend model living wage implementation plan to schools

Archdiocese of Southwark and UNISON work together on living wage

Union and archdiocese recommend model living wage implementation plan to schools

Youth and community members vote to accept 1% pay offer

Next focus will be on strong pay campaign for next year

Universities on strike in London

Higher education members strike over 1% pay offer

New Fair Deal guidance published

New guidance applies where a public service is outsourced to a private or independent provider

Union wins more pay for school support workers

Oasis Community Learning agrees to pay £250 to support staff earning £21,000 a year or less

London hospital workers to tackle Jeremy Hunt’s treatment of NHS

NHS staff at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London, plan to tackle Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt over his poor treatment of the NHS and staff, when he visits the hospital later today.

Union to work with church on living wage

UNISON and the Catholic dioceses of Westminster and Southwark work together to help schools implement the living wage

Paltry college pay offer accepted, reluctantly

UNISON reluctantly accepts 0.7% – and living wage – in English further education colleges after consulting branches

UNISON signs recognition agreement with Avenues Trust

Deal means that the union is recognised for collective bargaining, will have application packs at new starters inductions and facility time for reps activity and steward development

Tories are attacking our NHS too, says UNISON Scotland

UNISON Scotland members are joining the 999 – answer the call for your NHS rally outside the Conservative party conference in Manchester on 29 September