‘The best of trade union empowerment’: the story behind a decisive homecare legal victory

UNISON branch officers, lawyers and members recall a four-year battle to win pay justice

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Ken Loach’s powerful new film on the plight of precarious workers

The acclaimed director and his writer Paul Laverty speak about ‘Sorry We Missed You’, about a care worker and a delivery driver at the end of their tether

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The Birmingham homecare workers fighting for their jobs

Homecare workers are not taking proposed changes to their contracts lying down.

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The Birmingham homecare workers fighting for their jobs

Homecare workers are not taking proposed changes to their contracts lying down

Magic March

March was a momentous month for UNISON members – not least because of a proposed revamp of NHS pay that could benefit a million health workers.

Care sector ‘is vital for our society and our economy’

UNISON sets out priorities at successful first national social care seminar

Protecting Haringey home care workers with new charter

Care workers in the London borough of Haringey are to be given the time and support they need to do their work, through a new ethical charter. Haringey Council has signed up to UNISON’s ethical care charter, which sets out a series of commitments to protect the rights of home care workers’ and give them […]

Home care: Low paid workers told to wait for back pay

Care workers owed up to six years’ back pay after being paid below the minimum wage will have to wait until October for the money they are owed after a government announcement today

General election 2017: Social care

With just a few days until the election UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on social care – one of the issues that matter most to our members

General election 2017: Social care

With just a few days until the election UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on social care – one of the issues that matter most to our members

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Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

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Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

UNISON and Swansea Labour group leader sign the charter in front of a UNISON Cymru / Wales banner

Swansea signs up to ethical care

Council’s ruling Labour group pledges to introduce UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter after May’s council elections

Fighting for the future of homecare

A group of homecare workers from Haringey have made headlines with their battle for the minimim wage

Behind the headlines, Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Fighting for the future of homecare

A group of homecare workers from Haringey have made headlines with their battle for the minimim wage