Milton Keynes signs up to UNISON ethical care charter

Ethical Care Charter commits council to living wage and not using zero-hours contracts or 15-minute visits, giving dignity to vulnerable people

Two closure-threatened NI care homes bought

Northern Ireland regional secretary Patricia McKeown says announcement that two of seven Four Seasons homes have been bought by local companies comes as a source of relief to the residents and the affected staff

Four Seasons homes closure

UNISON informed that company plans to close seven care homes across Northern Ireland

MP backs UNISON’s Ethical Care charter

Yasmin Qureshi gives her support to Bolton UNISON petition urging council to sign-up to UNISON’s care charter

Taking care in Westminster

UNISON to the fore as Lords debate working conditions in the care sector

The crisis in care

A care worker speaks about the terrible reality of the government’s attacks on homecare

Ask your MP to help end illegal pay for care workers this Wednesday

UNISON is urging members to ask their MPs to attend a debate this Wednesday (5 November) on the scandal of homeworkers being paid less than the minimum wage

Act now for fair pay for homecare workers

Get your MP to sign the early day motion calling for action to pay homecare workers properly, including for travel time

Care UK strikers hit the streets of London

Striking Care UK workers took their struggle to the streets of London today, before being welcomed at UNISON Centre by members of the union’s NEC and general secretary Dave Prentis

Lancashire county council signs up to Ethical Care Charter

Lancashire county council is the latest council to sign up to UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter

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

Dave Prentis joins Care UK strikers

They are also fighting to preserve a service to some of the most vulnerable people in society and I want to show our admiration and solidarity for a brave and principled group of people

Doncaster care workers vow to fight on

UNISON members at Care UK in Doncaster vow to fight on at Good Friday strike rally

Doncaster care workers strike again

UNISON members at Care UK in Doncaster are taking a further two days of strike action this week – and the branch has launched an appeal for donations to help support them