UNISON condemns the resumption of violence in Gaza and calls for an immediate ceasefire

Health workers continue to risk their lives as they attempt to respond to the huge increase of those requiring treatment

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

UNISON calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza and Israel

The union condemns the rising death toll of Palestinian civilians – especially children – caused by Israel’s bombardment

Photo of a plantation worker, walking in a plantation, away from the camera, carrying a large number of bananas on his back

The bruising truth about bananas

Plantation workers in Costa Rica pay a high price for the tropical fruit on our tables, but trade unions are working hard to protect them. Demetrios Matheou reports

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Gonul Erden with friends on release

Trade unionist Gonul Erden released from prison in Turkey

‘I am a nurse and should be helping those affected, not held between four walls’

UNISON opposes school demolition in West Bank

‘Such violations of Palestinian rights and international law are inextricably linked to the occupation of the Palestinian territories, which Israel must bring to an end’

Norway: showing the way

Properly funded public services. A respected, well-treated workforce. A strong relationship between government and unions. No, we’re not talking about the UK

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Turkey earthquake solidarity appeal

UNISON urges branches to support its sister unions as they recover from devastating quake

Supporting members in a warzone

Six months into the Russian invasion, Ukraine trade union activists continue to help members in ways that are both dramatically different and comfortingly familiar

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Dirty energy: solar panels and forced labour

UNISON joins an important new campaign against the purchasing of solar panels that are a product of China’s persecution of the Uyghur people

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UNISON in solidarity with Ukraine graphic

Ukraine – share your stories

UNISON wants to hear from Ukrainian and Russian members, as well as branches who are seeking to help the victims of war

Ivanna Krapko

‘We do not feel safe, but we are not afraid’

Two Ukrainian trade union staff members speak to UNISON about their new role – supporting members during wartime

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

To UNISON and our predecessor unions Desmond Tutu was and is an inspiration