Northern Ireland schools proposal disappoints unions

Right for Northern Ireland schools to be employers is ‘a good deal for politicians, but a bad one for staff’

UNISON joins protest against ATOS

Members of UNISON Northern Ireland’s community and voluntary branch joined a protest outside the Derry office of ATOS healthcare, the company that carries out medical tests on behalf of the government

Now is the time to join UNISON, child care workers told

It is more important than ever for child-care workers to join a union, says UNISON Northern Ireland

UNISON earns £250 payment for low-paid staff

Months of effort by union pays off for college workers in Northern Ireland

UNISON leads calls for orphanage abuse inquiry

Representatives from UNISON, together with former residents and campaigner Niall Meehan, ministers to ask for executive support of an investigation into the Bethany and Westbank orphanages during the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s

Planning starts for 29 September

999 – answer the call for your NHS outside the Conservative party conference in Manchester on 29 September

UNISON commemorates Dublin Lockout with Irish president

Representatives of UNISON in Northern Ireland met Irish president Michael D Higgins last week to mark the Dublin Lockout

Local government unions accept pay offer

Joint union letter to local government employers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland warns that 2014 offer needs to be much better

Heath and social care survey reveals ‘areas of concern’

Violence at work and discrimination are among issues in need of urgent action, while threat of privatisation still looms

Union celebrates NHS at Stormont birthday party

UNISON joined campaigners, politicians and other trade unionists at Stormont to celebrate 65 years of the NHS

ICTU celebrates NHS on final day of 2013 conference

The third and final day of the ICTU Biennial Conference in Belfast saw UNISON delegates discuss topics as wide ranging as workplace rights, education and the NHS

Busy ICTU conference debates a raft of motions

Irish Congress of Trade Unions conference hears second day of passionate debates

UNISON backs Stormont care homes rally

Union supports care home residents and the families in the formation of a new campaign group.

Delegates urged to ‘stand together against the anti-worker onslaught’

UNISON delegates speak up on first day of ICTU conference

More pain for Northern Ireland in spending review

Bleak outlook for a society still in transition, says UNISON regional secretary Patricia McKeown