UNISON speaks out for strikers

Across the blogosphere and beyond, UNISON has been pulling out the stops to put the case for low-paid local government and school workers forced to strike on 10 July

Starter for J10

Local government and school support members are striking on Thursday for fair pay. Here are 10 reasons why 10 July is so important

Northern region gears up for #J10

Northern region UNISON members in local government and schools will be striking on 10 July against an offer which is derisory in the extreme

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

Last week for local government members to vote for strike action over pay

There is just one week left in the NJC strike ballot with the last chance to request ballot papers on 18 June at noon, and the ballot closing on Monday 23 June.

Canal and River Trust members accept pay offer

UNISON members vote by 75% to accept 2% pay rise for 2014/15

Newcastle protest condemns legal aid cuts

UNISON members joined community activists on Newcastle Quayside last week to protest against cuts to legal aid for survivors of domestic violence

Probation day of action fliers available

Joint union fliers are available for branches organising around the probation day of action of 30 May

Speak up for libraries when you vote

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

Are low pay and high prices hitting you?

As part of the local government NJC 2014 pay campaign in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, UNISON is running a survey to check the impact of falling pay and rising prices

Local government strike ballot will start on 23 May

The UNISON local government industrial action ballot in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will start on 23 May

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

Recruitment: 7 things to do this week

Make May Matter in the latest recruitment drive kicking off next week

Get set for our spring recruitment drive

UNISON is gearing up for a further massive union-wide recruitment campaign this spring

NUT strike: advice to UNISON members

The NUT is taking strike action on 26 March: advice for UNISON members working in English chools