Barnet members stage second strike

North London council workers launch second 48-hour strike against outsourcing threat, declaring that they want to remain in the public sector and publicly accountable

Branch film highlights ambulance workers’ stress

East of England ambulance branch video sees staff talk about how stress affects their work and online petition backs solutions trust could adopt

Fresh meals under threat at Luton hospital

UNISON warns against plans to outsource cleaning and hospital meals at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, which could see meals prepared off-site and reheated at the hospital

How the new government can fix the housing crisis

UNISON backs wide-ranging proposals that will give families, the young and low-paid a chance of a decent home

NHS faces threat from privatisation, outsourcing, fragmentation and underfunding

UNISON health conference vows to fight for a public, integrated and properly funded health service for all

Stop Sussex police cuts

UNISON launches campaign against threatened loss of 1,000 police jobs by 2020

£75m Cornish NHS privatisation plan scrapped

Strong and sustained union campaigning pays off as plans to privatise £75m of NHS services in Cornwall are scrapped

Thousands sign petition to protect Vale of Glamorgan libraries

A petition containing thousands of signatures calling for library services to be protected will be handed over to the Vale of Glamorgan council

Vale of Glamorgan council slated over library announcement

UNISON has criticised the Vale of Glamorgan council for publishing misleading information about the future of the authority’s library services

NI health, social care and education members vote to strike

Members in health and social services and in schools and education facilities throughout Northern Ireland have voted in favour of strike action

Merthyr Tydfil council bypasses unions and asks staff to agree to pay cuts

UNISON has responded angrily to Merthyr council’s decision to bypass the trade unions and contact staff directly regarding cuts to terms and conditions

UNISON slams police and crime commissioner for turning down £2.3m

UNISON Cymru/Wales criticises Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner for decision to forego an additional £2.3m worth of funding

UNISON urges Betsi Cadwaladr health board to withdraw maternity unit closure plans

UNISON has called on Besti Cadwaladr University Health Board to withdraw their plans to close a consultant-led maternity unit

Cardiff rallies to save its libraries

People from across Cardiff came together on National Libraries Day to stage a ‘read-in’ to oppose cuts to Cardiff library services

Celebrate your local library on National Libraries Day

‘Express your love of libraries’ and stand behind library staff this Saturday, on National Libraries Day