The Trade Union Bill: John’s story

My name is John Brisbane and I work as a staff nurse in a child and adolescent mental health unit

Essential cover for you at work

Trade unions are there to help: why are they being attacked?

Trying to stop check-off for union subs ‘a silly and petty policy’

Trade Union Bill is “unfair, unnecessary and undemocratic,” says Doncaster mayor Ros Jones

Thank you to everyone who made Sunday a success

Thousands upon thousands of UNISON members – and their families – took time on Sunday to come to Manchester and march

Dave Prentis on stage at the Manchester rally with backdrop reading Yes to workers' rights, No to austerity

‘Together we can defeat the bill’ Prentis tells Manchester rally

‘It’s time for an alternative to the cuts, the privatising agenda, and to the pay freeze destroying lives,” says Dave Prentis as 85,000 march against austerity, and for workers’ rights

Burnley is latest council to attack Trade Union Bill

North West council criticises “unfair, unnecessary and undemocratic” attack that will “undermine constructive employment relations and civil liberties”

Trade Union Bill survey – your right to support at work is being attacked

We’d like to hear examples of how UNISON has had a positive impact, and how how we can do more – fill in our survey

Councils condemn trade union bill

Employers across the country join unions in condemning ‘unnecessary and petty’ legislation

UNISON welcomes Caerphilly motion on Trade Union Bill

Communities across Wales are uniting to oppose divisive attack on democracy says Cymru / Wales regional secretary

Time for the government to get its priorities straight

Instead of focusing on helping the country at a turbulent time, the government plans to undermine your right to be supported and represented. Will politicians see sense and drop the Trade Union Bill?

Join us in Manchester

On Sunday, it will be just five weeks to the TUC’s demonstration in Manchester marking the opening of the Tory party conference

Academics condemn government’s attack on trade unions as ‘perverse’

Unions not too powerful – they’re too weak, say industrial relations academics

An attack we’ve seen off before

Trying to stop nurses, care workers, teaching assistants, hospital cleaners and town hall staff from paying their union subs directly from their wages is an attack we’ve defeated before and one which we will overcome again.

The rights of all workers are under attack – we need a broad civil society coalition to help us protect them

Unions and civil society must unite around a common vision of individual and collective rights that brings together all our aspirations for a good society