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‘Empowering and inspirational’ – a first-time view of UNISON’s annual parliament

National Delegate Conference is often referred to as UNISON’s parliament. It’s the place where thousands of our members come together from every branch in the country to debate the issues affecting public service workers and decide how UNISON will respond for the next year. First-time delegate Laura Wilkes (Suffolk Area Health) reports on an “empowering […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Conference agrees to fight changes to the LGPS

Delegates denounce the cynical attack on public service workers’ pensions and warn that other sectors are at risk

News on the UNISON National site.

Conference sets campaigning tasks on universal credit

Speakers talk of the devastation caused by Conservative attacks on benefits and the most vulnerable in society

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges an end to the ‘ongoing crisis in social care’

‘A decade of austerity has ravaged social care’, conference delegates are told

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Rebuild our communities and end violence

UNISON conference hears stories of violence and aggression including teaching assistants having to wear stab vests

Article on the UNISON National site.

Keir Starmer: ‘The public should have the option to remain’

Shadow Brexit secretary tells UNISON that the option to remain in the EU should be part of any second referendum

News on the UNISON National site.

Conference unanimously gives LGBT the + factor

Renaming LGBT+ group will future-proof it and increase inclusivity

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Health staff are suffering serious sexual harassment at work

Survey reveals sexual harassment in the NHS.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Zimbabwean union leader talks of battle against injustice

“The situation resembles a war zone in a country that is not at war.”

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Housing isn’t a crisis, but an emergency

National delegate conference backs a range of approaches to tackle the shortage of affordable housing in a passionate debate

Article on the UNISON National site.