We’ll support the police staff who keep our homes safe

Experience after experience has shown that privatisation is a false economy

UNISON calls for outsourcing inquiry after new research

Research from the Smith Institute shows that low-paid workers bear the brunt of contracting-out as their pay and conditions get worse

UNISON leading the global fight against privatisation

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has been leading the international trade union response to the threats posed by trade and investment agreements this week.

UNISON tells TUC delegates: ‘We must challenge the dogma that the market knows best’

UNISON delegates speak at range of TUC motions condemning effects of government policy across public services

Securing the future of our public services

UNISON manifesto sets out the challenges facing public services and policies needed to meet them

UNISON to launch public services manifesto

With less than a year to go to the general election, UNISON is launching its manifesto for public services

EPSU leader spells out the Europe we want

EPSU general secretary Jan Willem Goudriaan’s message to UNISON’s local government conference was that we could change Europe for the betterment of the majority of its people

EPSU congress hears warning on global treaties

Delegates at the EPSU congress in Toulouse debated the threat from two global trade treaties currently being negotiated

Efficiency myth of privatisation exploded

Privatisation does not produce efficiency, just a downward pressure on pay, writes Sara Gorton of UNISON in a new Left Foot Forward blog as part of Fair Pay Fortnight

UNISON chief vows to continue fight against police cuts and privatisation

Dave Prentis pledges to put the weight of the union behind the fight against the cuts and privatisation of the police and probation services

Time to stop talking in conferences

Carolan tells delegates to make sure they take the message out beyond the conference hall to voters

UNISON urges members to lobby their MPs over new ‘gagging law’

New law threatens to gag charities, NGOs, blogs, think-tanks, trade unions and other campaigning organisations by severely restricting how much money they can spend on political campaigning in the year running up to a general election

Privatisation threat continues to hang over police and probation

‘Battles are being won, but the war continues’ to keep police and probation services out of hands of private companies

Conference condemns ConDem fire sale of services

National delegate conference backs a raft of measures to combat the continued privatisation and outsourcing of services

On the agenda: an alternative to austerity

UNISON’s national delegate conference meets in Liverpool next week to set the union’s priorities for the year ahead