Councils condemn trade union bill

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

Prentis visits Yorkshire to meets branches

Dave Prentis answered the requests of branches and employers to visit Yorkshire for a series of meetings this week

Leeds signs up to care charter

Yorkshire city becomes one of largest councils to sign up to decent care, fair pay and fair employment for homecare providers

Come along to the NHS election rally in Leeds

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis will be speaking at a special NHS election rally tomorrow (Thursday) night in Leeds

Care UK strikers celebrate victory

The longest running social care strike in the history of the NHS has formally ended after 90 days

NHS staff: Why we are striking on Monday

UNISON health members in England are taking five days of action for fair pay next week – starting first thing on Monday morning – and will be joined by colleagues in other unions including midwives

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

Two weeks to go until ‘Britain needs a pay rise’ march and rally

‘Make sure you come along, show your support and make a difference’

Care UK workers call for funds as new strike begins

Three-week action will see Doncaster care workers notch up 90 days of strikes

LGA urged to reconsider on pay proposals

UNISON calls for NJC employers to rethink and come forward with a pay offer which ‘begins to tackle the hardship facing all of our members’ in local government and schools (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)

NHS England action set for 13 October

‘Five days for fair pay’ starts with a four-hour strike on Monday 13 October, followed by four days of action short of a strike for the rest of the week

Branches urged to follow the momentum for a living wage

Yorkshire & Humberside campaign revealing an ‘open door’ for living wage claims

TUC warned about zero hours contracts and the Immigration Bill

Delegates told about the “dirty secret” of the employment figures and why the Immigration Bill is a “disgraceful and cynical piece of legislation”

General secretary tells TUC now is the time to make a stand

UNISON General secretary Dave Prentis has made an impassioned plea to end “the cycle of desperation” and defend all that the union movement has achieved

UNISON president tells Jarrow marchers – we can save the NHS

“We can save our NHS, but the time to act is now,” UNISON president Lucia McKeever told a rally in Nottingham during the People’s March for the NHS