Winning battles big and small: November in UNISON

In the heat of the general election fight, let’s take a moment to recognise all of the other brilliant battles (and awards) that UNISON has won this month

Time to be inspired by our LGBT+ award winners

Annual awards recognise work by regional LGBT+ groups that help to promote the union inside and outside the workplace

‘The sooner we can kick them out, the better!’

President calls on LGBT+ activists to help get the vote out for the general election

Making sure there are no outsiders

LGBT+ conference hears of the need to inclusive education

LGBT+ delegates debate a packed agenda

From mental health to domestic abuse, rising hate crime to the gender recognition act, conference sets a busy pace

‘Every vote will count in this election’

Christina McAnea urges LGBT+ delegates to ensure that people are registered to vote next month

Come rain or shine, UNISON’s on the case

July might have meant the start of the summer holidays proper, but UNISON and our members are still on the case

Pride and protest

UNISON LGBT+ group joins Pride parade in London to celebrate, to show solidarity and to protest against continuing bigotry and intolerance

Conference unanimously gives LGBT the + factor

Renaming LGBT+ group will future-proof it and increase inclusivity

Women back campaign to give LGBT group the plus factor

Delegates hear that proposed rule change will ensure that UNISON’s LGBT group is fully inclusive

Delegates discuss international concerns

Conference hears of treatment of the Palestinian people, plus the plight of LGBT workers in Colombia, Turkey and Jamaica

Fighting against low pay ‘at the heart of UNISON’s agenda’

Assistant general secretary tells LGBT delegates of the challenges facing the union in the ‘fourth industrial revolution’

LGBT conference backs message on transphobia

Delegates speak of the rise in bigoted language and praise UNISON for leading the fightback among trade unions

UNISON launches model trans equality policy

On Trans Day of Remembrance, the new policy will help workers and employers, and challenge transphobia in the workplace

‘If you want to be heard, speak in unison’

Assistant general secretary stresses the importance of unions