News

Young workers: ‘You need us and we need you’

Young members talk about their concerns, their hopes and their achievements at national delegate conference

Article on the UNISON National site.

Bridging the gender pay gap

With more than one million women members representing 80% of the union, conference hears how UNISON is at the forefront of the campaign to eradicate the gender pay gap

Article on the UNISON National site.

For UNISON, it’s solidarity forever, pledges Dave Prentis

General secretary praises the union’s growth and how solidarity is seeing strikes and success stories around the UK

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for a general election but demands Labour stays united

Speaking in Liverpool today (Tuesday) on the opening day of the UNISON annual conference, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Brexit has unleashed the stench of far right extremism, both on the streets and in workplaces across the country. It’s meant a rise in anger and distrust. “Public service workers from Europe have had to suffer cheap jibes […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The ‘truly appalling’ treatment of the Windrush generation

Conference overwhelmingly votes to continue to support members affected by the Windrush scandal and to campaign for a fairer immigration system

Article on the UNISON National site.

President hails UNISON’s incredible growth and success

Gordon McKay opens union’s national delegate conference in Liverpool highlighting victories and the benefits of being in UNISON

Article on the UNISON National site.

Nationalise the big six and create a ‘green army’ to help the UK hit net zero, says UNISON

Nationalising the retail arms of the big six energy firms would significantly boost the UK’s bid to become carbon neutral by 2050, says UNISON in a report published today (Monday). Power to the People calls on a future government to bring into public ownership the parts of British Gas (Centrica), SSE, E.ON, EDF Energy, Npower (Innogy) […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

NEC sets policy on Brexit and so much more

Brexit, industrial action, campaigning, growing the union and planning for June’s national delegate conference all featured on a full agenda

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Conference delegate registration extended

Delegates for NDC, local government, energy and WET conferences must be entered on the OCS by 4 April

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON spells out Brexit concerns

National executive council highlights three issues that need to be addressed to avoid ‘falling off a cliff’ next month

Article, News on the UNISON National site.