How to … recruit new members

Like any union, UNISON is only as strong and effective as our members acting together – the more of us there are, the better we are.

How to… get marching

Expert advice on how to plan and get the most out of marches and demonstrations

The year ahead: this is what we’ll be doing

UNISON members from the union’s executive look ahead at what we can expect, and what your union is planning, for the next 12 months

UNISON’s joint branch and regional assessments enter the digital age

A key organising tool is updated to help the union ‘better face the challenges of the future’

Black members stress importance of building the union

Delegates discuss ways to increase engagement and encourage new activists to come forward

UNISON activists’ work recognised with TUC awards at congress

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

Delegates stress the need to build the union through organising

Raising the union’s profile is “like joining a gym: you don’t buy your ticket and then sit around waiting to get fit”

Black History Month – a time to organise

UNISON encourages members to mark Black History Month every year and to organise and recruit around it.

Margaret McKee from Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital

Why did I get involved?

Unpaid, risking trouble at work and not always thanked – why do UNISON’s 40,000 activists do it?

Dave Prentis cuts ribbon in front of resource centre, surrounded by members

General secretary opens UNISON shop in new Glasgow hospital

Let’s work together to make this new hospital a success,” general secretary Dave Prentis said as he opened a new UNISON shop in Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital