Christina McAnea addressing UNISON's health conference

Christina McAnea leads applause for successful UNISON strikers

General secretary stresses the power of UNISON in address to health conference

Woman striking a yoga pose

Yoga instructors pose a strike problem for unbending council

Together with colleagues teaching Pilates and aerobics, the instructors backed industrial action as Colchester City Council remains stubborn on pay

Aerobics instructor Melinda Harrison outside a Leisure World sports centre

Inflexible bosses keep yoga instructors’ pay down

Aerobics and Pilates instructors at Colchester City Council are also affected, as the UNISON members vote on strike action

Christina McAnea at the front of a march in Belfast, on a day of strike action. She and others are holding a banner calling for fair pay for public service workers in Northern Ireland

Blog: A strike of last resort that’s been forced on members

On a freezing day in Northern Ireland, they walked out for the money they’ve been promised – but are still waiting for

Members at a Liveability special education school in Poole, Dorset, taking strike action over low pay

Poole education members strike over low pay

Members at the Victoria Education Centre voted for action by 97% in an 81% turnout

Black and white image of a cemetery

Rotherham cemetery staff secure major pay victory

Acceptance of a new offer ends long-running dispute with the private contractor

Flood defence works being carried out by the Environment Agency

Environment Agency staff set for out-of-hours ban

Workers will refuse to volunteer for on-call cover outside contracted hours from this weekend until 19 September, in continuing action over pay

The Royal Courts of Justice in London

High Court rules ‘strike-breaking’ agency worker regulations unlawful

Judge agrees with UNISON that the then business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, acted unlawfully, unfairly and irrationally

UNISON joins emergency protest against anti-strike bill

Last night Conservative MPs reversed the positive changes made by the House of Lords to protect striking workers from dismissal

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

NEC backs the right to strike emergency protest

Industrial action and the defence of the right to strike continue to be priorities for the union

Unison members out on strike at Eccles Ambulance Station, Eccles, Manchester,

Proud to be in a union – striking in the North West

From Manchester to Merseyside, UNISON members took to the picket lines again on a third day of action in the NHS

Waterloo picket from 11 January with ad van in the background

From the frontline to the breadline – NHS strike rolling report

Follow here for news and views on the latest day of NHS industrial action

UNISON General Secretary, Christina McAnea, visits striking workers at the Thames Barrier.

Recap: Striking for fair pay in the Environment Agency

See some of the highlights from EA strikes across the country on Wednesday, including Christina McAnea’s visit to strikers at the Thames Barrier

Portrait of Christina McAnea

Blog: Standing with our members at the Environment Agency

UNISON members working for the Environment Agency are striking this week after seeing their pay fall by 20% since 2010

Flood defence works being carried out by the Environment Agency

Environment Agency workers to take historic strike action

Workers who protect communities from floods, water pollution, spills and waste fires will walk out on Wednesday 18 January