UNISON condemns the resumption of violence in Gaza and calls for an immediate ceasefire

Health workers continue to risk their lives as they attempt to respond to the huge increase of those requiring treatment

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Donate to aid efforts in Gaza and Israel

‘We are encouraging all our branches to support the critical work of Medical Aid for Palestinians and the Red Cross,’ says general secretary

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

UNISON calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza and Israel

The union condemns the rising death toll of Palestinian civilians – especially children – caused by Israel’s bombardment

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

UNISON statement on Gaza hospital bombing

UNISON condemns the bombing of the al-Ahli al-Arabi hospital in Gaza. The targeting of a hospital, resulting in the tragic loss of lives – including those of health workers, patients and civilians taking shelter – constitutes a war crime under international law. We send our condolences to all those who mourn the loss of loved […]

UNISON condemns violence in Israel and Gaza and calls for international law to be upheld

UNISON joins the international trade union movement, including the International Trade Union Confederation, in condemning the appalling violence against civilians in Israel and Gaza.

Paul Novak, Catherine West MP, Christopher Mung and Liz Wheatley

Showing solidarity with Hong Kong’s independent trade unions

UNISON hosts event to mark second anniversary of the forced disbandment of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions

Fighting to protect workers’ rights

UNISON is ‘deeply concerned’ about the impact of the Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill as it gets its second reading in parliament today

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Ukraine: Solidarity one year on

Union members and branches are invited to donate in solidarity with the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine.

UNISON in solidarity with Ukraine graphic

Ukraine: one year on

On the first anniversary of the war in Ukraine, with no sign of peace, the trade union movement prepares to launch a new appeal for trade unionists displaced by the war

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Rebranded Türkiye – still branding trade unionists as terrorists

Turkey may now be Türkiye, but the state’s attacks on trade unions continue. Janey Starling talked to the president of the Confederation of Public Employees Trade Unions

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Daniella Vega Sotelo, a member of the peasant farmer’s union FENSUAGRO, speaks to young members conference delegates from Colombia.

Colombian trade unionist addresses young members

Guest speaker Daniella Vega Sotelo, a member of the peasant farmer’s union FENSUAGRO, spoke of being a trade unionist in Colombia

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Blog: We need a new law to protect human rights and the environment

Companies must be held to account when they fail to prevent abuses and harms

I stand with migrant workers

UNISON stands with migrant workers in Qatar – beyond football

UNISON demands that a migrant workers’ centre is created in Qatar, as the key legacy of the global sporting event

UNISON vice president Andrea Egan stands with Turkish trade unionists

UNISON attends trade unionist trial in Turkey

Gonul Erden faces charges of ‘terrorism’ for her trade union work, when she was co-president of the public health and services union SES

UNISON condemns the death of Mahsa Amini

Kurdish woman died in hospital after three days in police custody