Christina McAnea urges retired members to help campaign for care

General secretary was addressing retired members as general election year nears

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Pensioners Convention extends solidarity to UNISON members

Letter from national pensioners’ organisation says its members understand strains on services, adding that they will, where possible will support pickets

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UNISON retired members focus on the cost of living crisis

Meeting for their annual conference, delegates also discuss motions on pensions, bus passes and free prescriptions

Rosie MacGregor

A gamble with pensioners’ lives: retired members confront the cost of living crisis

Chair of UNISON’s national retired members’ committee, Rosie MacGregor, outlines the most pressing concerns for retired people

A union for all ages

The chairs of UNISON’s young and retired members’ committees share their thoughts about the different challenges and motivations facing their members

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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