Solidarity across the sea

Unions around the world send solidarity messages to UNISON strikers

Together we are strong

Across the union, UNISON members send solidarity to members on strike today

How you can help local government members

Council and school workers on NJC pay terms in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will strike on 10 July – and you can support them

Get the votes out – or face the music

Conference is warned if the Tories win the next election, their theme tune will be “you ain’t seen nothing yet”

Conference says we shall overcome politics of hate

UNISON conference says we shall overcome racism and the divisive and destructive politics of hate

Prentis tells UNISON that this autumn is the time to make a stand

Dave Prentis drew a line in the sand this afternoon, when he addressed the UNISON national delegate conference in Brighton saying that this autumn, we would make a stand

EPSU leader spells out the Europe we want

EPSU general secretary Jan Willem Goudriaan’s message to UNISON’s local government conference was that we could change Europe for the betterment of the majority of its people

Local government delegates urged to get the vote out

UNISON’s local government conference kicked off in Brighton this morning, with a rallying call to activists to win a big turnout in the current ballot on pay

Britain needs a pay rise national demonstration – 18 October

Further details have been released by the TUC for anyone wanting to attend the national demonstration – Britain needs a pay rise – on 18 October in London

UNISON relaunches school uniform scheme

The UNISON welfare charity There for You can offer help to members on low incomes deal with the cost of school uniforms

EPSU congress hears warning on global treaties

Delegates at the EPSU congress in Toulouse debated the threat from two global trade treaties currently being negotiated

Speaking out for LGBT equality

UNISON is marking International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia by highlighting the importance of LGBT equality at work

Speak up for libraries when you vote

Libraries services urges council voters to use their ballot on behalf of a vital statutory service

Recruitment: Making May matter

Recruitment is the name of the game in every region over the next four weeks – what is your branch doing

Newcastle festival combines music and campaigning

UNISON activists in Newcastle took the opportunity of the union’s annual multicultural music festival at the Easter weekend to challenge racism and myths about immigration