Retired members: Don’t make older people pay for the pandemic

The union’s retired members come together virtually, discussing a wide range of issues, determined as ever to make their voices heard

UNISON joins the fight over proper use of health data

The union seeks government guarantees that health data will be used in an ethical manner, assigned its true value and used for the benefit of UK healthcare

Tight cropped porter of Rosie MacGregor

Retired members’ committee announces care webinar

Online event will take the place of cancelled conference and will be centred around social care and the need for a national care service

Tight cropped porter of Rosie MacGregor

Blog: Will the elderly be expected to pay for COVID-19?

Rosie MacGregor, the chair of UNISON’s national retired members’ committee, warns that older people may face further challenges to their well-being post-COVID-19

Tight cropped porter of Rosie MacGregor

Blog: Retired members are facing a raft of COVID problems

Rosie MacGregor, the chair of UNISON’s national retired members’ committee, highlights the particular challenges for older people due to the coronavirus pandemic

Inside the hall during a UNISON conference

COVID sees remaining 2020 conferences cancelled

President and general secretary announce decision, with social distancing and health and safety concerns set to continue for some time

UNISON equality survey – with prizes

Help us campaign for equality by filling in our survey – and maybe win a holiday for two at Croyde Bay Holiday Resort in north Devon

Help UNISON campaign for equality

Take the UNISON equality survey – you could win three nights for two people at Croyde Bay Holiday Resort

Retired members sought for UNISON self-organised group conferences

National retired members’ organisation asks for submissions from members wanting to attend disabled members’, LGBT members’, Black members and women’s conferences as delegates in October, November, January and February


20,000 people call on MPs to debate LGPS plans

Sign the UNISON petition urging Parliament to debate plans giving ministers a right to tell pension funds where to invest money

The Trade Union Bill: Roger’s story

Roger is 70 years old and has been retired from Sheffield City Council as an administrator since 1997

Dave Prentis slams Taxpayers’ Alliance

General secretary criticises comments on pensioner benefits as ‘despicable’

‘You are the living history of our union’

General secretary praises contribution of 170,000 retired members at Brighton conference

Members among Tunisian victims

UNISON is sad to confirm that three members were among the 38 people killed in the Tunisia terrorist attack

Co-op vote – last few days

There are just hours left to save the link between the Co-op and the Co-op Party