Don’t let the weather silence your voice: apply for a postal vote

A winter election means it’s likely to be cold and dark – and you’ll be busy preparing for Christmas – but don’t let that put you off: vote from the comfort of your own home

All-women shortlists must not be ‘meddled with’

Dave Prentis urges Jeremy Corbyn to protect female representation

UNISON calls for a general election but demands Labour stays united

Speaking in Liverpool today (Tuesday) on the opening day of the UNISON annual conference, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Brexit has unleashed the stench of far right extremism, both on the streets and in workplaces across the country. It’s meant a rise in anger and distrust. “Public service workers from Europe have had to suffer cheap jibes […]

Epic film depicts the events leading to the infamous Peterloo Massacre

Mike Leigh’s historical adviser talks about the research that informs the recounting of the 19th century pro-democracy rally that ended in tragedy

Harry Leslie Smith’s new book is an essential call to arms

The campaigner is urging everyone to help create a fairer society for all and reject a slide toward the past he remembers

UNISON Labour Link and the Labour leadership

Union procedures will see all candidates present their case before affiliated political fund national committee decides whether to support a candidate, and who, in consultation with regions

Theresa May: our union will continue to challenge and push our agenda

Today, we get a new prime minister: Theresa May – and our union will challenge where necessary but also push our agenda on the issues that matter

Help stop the illegal underpayment of homecare workers

Email your MP to add their voice to tomorrow’s (23 March) Westminster Hall debate

UNISON manifesto launch in North Wales

Union puts the case for public services with manifesto launch in Mold

Senedd building

Cymru / Wales launches manifesto for public services

Union manifesto for May’s election says a Welsh government must work hard to protect our services

Tribunal proposals ‘a source of real anxiety’

Our members know what’s at stake in proposals to move tribunals into the civil courts system

A history man’s challenge for the future

Writer and veteran campaigner Harry Leslie Smith looks to the past and shares his hopes – and fears – for the future

Opposition to Trade Union Bill continues

Hyndburn council and Welsh government are latest bodies to oppose attack on rights of their workers

Academics condemn government’s attack on trade unions as ‘perverse’

Unions not too powerful – they’re too weak, say industrial relations academics

Austerity is not the only way, Prentis tells Newcastle rally

This is our chance to create a new path that offers hope that offers opportunity to all, UNISON general secretary tells Corbyn rally in Newcastle