UNISON activists’ work recognised with TUC awards at congress

Eastern convenor Darren Barber and vice president Margaret McKee honoured at annual congress

A matter of life and death

The NHS is continually criticised by its government regulator for being in the red – but it’s the beleaguered services that really matter

Finding a way through Brexit

As the UK wonders what happens next in a post-Brexit world, UNISON is acting now

UNISON prepares to make its mark at TUC Congress

Key issues will feature in debate and congress will recognise the work of activists Darren Barber and Margaret McKee

UNISON Northern Ireland wins battle over salary payments

Union calls off strike ballot, for now, after health minister halts damaging move to monthly payments for health workers

Health staff pay increase in Northern Ireland

Statement from UNISON Northern Ireland head of bargaining and representation Anne Speed

Belfast mental health decision welcomed

UNISON welcomes good decision by Belfast Trust to maintain mental health and learning disability day centres

Belfast Trust to impose change from weekly to monthly pay on low-paid workers

Union condemns denial of right to negotiate

Belfast honours nurses

Freedom of the city accepted by UNISON delegation – on behalf of the whole health care family

Use your vote on 5 May

Jobs and public services – the most important issues at the elections on 5 May

Foyle Haven in Derry handed life line as UNISON backs campaign

Service helps those with addiction problems handed rescue package that also saves 11 jobs

Public library service ‘hollowed out’ by job losses and cuts

UNISON backs BBC report that reveals loss of 8,000 jobs and 343 libraries in six years

All parties in Northern Ireland must listen to UNISON members

Northern Ireland has been transformed in recent years – but for a part of the world that has faced such hardship, the impact of austerity is significant and painful.

Closure of Four Seasons home

UNISON statement on announcement that Garvagh Care Home will close in May

NI minister imposes NHS pay award

UNISON refutes minister Simon Hamilton’s claim for trade union non-engagment on NHS pay