Women have always been central to trade unions and the fight for a better society. To celebrate International Women’s Day we’ve put together a timeline of some of their key achievements
#heartunions was back for 2017 and the energy and enthusiasm of our members and activists did UNISON proud.
Conventional and unconventional approaches to recruitment debated at women’s conference
Across the country, members join together to celebrate trade unions
The issue of losing my tax credits was keeping me awake at night: as a single mum I didn’t know how I was going to provide for my family
UNISON president issues call as activists and members get out and about to spread pride in the union
During Heart UNISON week it’s worth remembering that while taking strike action is never easy, the results can make a huge difference to people’s lives
Cymru Wales members will be taking to high streets and workplaces next week to celebrate union achievements
I work with people who have memory problems. I’m a community psychiatric nurse so I go to the homes of people who have Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.
NHS needs to operate as one team in the interests of joined-up, high-quality patient care
Annette is a medical secretary in Scotland who loves that UNISON stands up for the whole NHS
Health and safety rep of the year awards highlight key work of union and our reps
‘UNISON has backed me up … has encouraged me to become the person I am’
‘Work with us, in partnership with employers rather than as adversaries, to close the gender pay gap’