2016 service group executive elections

The nomination period for election of the union’s service group executives opens on Tuesday 12 January

‘Our members support our communities every day of the year’

Many UNISON members will be keeping the country going over Christmas and the new year

Get your nominations in for UNISON’s top H&S rep

UNISON is celebrating the sterling work of our health and safety reps with an awards ceremony to highlight what they do

Prentis: redundancy cap will hit hundreds of thousands

“Proposed public-sector redundancy cap will affect hundreds of thousands of workers providing vital public services”, warns UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis

General secretary election 2015: advance notification

UNISON’s national executive council has agreed a general secretary election will take place this year

Healthcare assistants also hit by NHS staffing crisis

UNISON research has revealed how healthcare assistants across the UK face the crisis of staffing levels as nurses, with patient care suffering

General election voting underway

There’s still more than a week to go to election day on 7 May, but voting has already started

Care for the NHS? Vote for it

Dave Prentis speaks to packed NHS rally in Leeds alongside Ed Miliband, Andy Burnham and Harry Leslie Smith

New NHS pensions

The new NHS Pension Scheme came into effect on 1 April across the UK – find out more about what this means for you

Let’s talk about the new code

Join our Twitter chat on 9 April to discuss the NMC code of practice with @unisonnurses and other nursing and midwifery colleagues

Let’s celebrate school meals staff

UNISON is joining in celebrating the third International School Meals Day today, as the day is marked with a celebration of culture through food

Help the fightback against cold homes

This week (2-6 February) is cold homes week, dedicated to putting fuel poverty firmly on the political agenda

Black voters key at the general election

Research shows that the Black vote could be crucial in deciding the outcome of the general election in May

Speaking out on rent

Rent Freedom Day offers UNISON members – and particularly young members – an opportunity to have their voice heard

Young members’ weekend

The young members’ weekend on 15-17 May in Nottingham is an opportunity to find out more about the union and how to play a part in the union’s campaigning to defend public services