Don’t be hoodwinked by PM’s promises on workers’ rights, warns UNISON

Commenting on the government’s announcement about workers’ rights, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Any guarantees about protecting existing and ensuring future employment rights must be in the Prime Minister’s withdrawal agreement. “Anything less, and the promises aren’t worth the paper they’re written on. “European laws have made working in the UK safer and better. […]

EU citizens: UNISON returns to Parliament to defend members

Union backing new lobby for the ‘right to remain’ for EU citizens in the UK

Right to paid holidays and parental leave under threat after Brexit, says UNISON

UNISON is backing a campaign launched today (Wednesday) to prevent employment rights enjoyed by millions from being scrapped after Brexit. The union is supporting a new bill that aims to ensure protection for employees that has been introduced by the European Union (EU) – and enshrined in British law­ – is not watered down once […]

Nothing ever handed to us on a plate, TUC president tells congress

‘Let’s use our fighting spirit to organise, to campaign and to win’ UNISON’s Liz Snape urges delegates

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