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Blog: Crisis in social care

UNISON has published the results of a survey taken by social workers. The results, while not surprising, confirm our concerns about the current state of social care. Social workers say they are no longer able to do their jobs effectively because of years of repeated cuts that have created a crisis in the sector. You […]

On the UNISON Northern site.

Remarkable progress for the Labour Party across the South East

Commenting today (Thursday) on the results of the 2017 general election, UNISON South East regional secretary Maggi Ferncombe said:   “The result of the general election shows remarkable progress for the Labour Party across the South East.   “On Thursday last week, the number of seats held by Labour doubled. At the same time, the winning majorities […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Unravelling the myths about austerity

The government and other supporters of austerity often use powerful, but dangerously untrue, myths to argue for more cuts. We’ve picked our top […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Stonewall 50 years on – Guest post by Craig and Sophie

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. A milestone in LGBT+ history when people began the fight back against societal and legislative oppression and bigotry. A lot has happened in the 50 years that have passed.  Homosexuality has been decriminalised in many countries around the world, 139 countries/states since 1969 alone. Protection from […]

On the UNISON Northern site.

Personal Injury Success

Every month UNISON wins thousands of pounds for our members who are injured at work or at home through no fault of their own. Unlike no-win no-fee lawyers the union does not charge for this service and all the compensation goes to the member. In September this year we won over £159.840 for our members

On the UNISON West Midlands site.

Personal Injury Success

Every month UNISON wins thousands of pounds for our members who are injured at work or at home through no fault of their own. Unlike no-win no-fee lawyers the union does not charge for this service and all the compensation goes to the member. In July this year we won over £87,417 for our members

On the UNISON West Midlands site.

An attack we’ve seen off before

Trying to stop nurses, care workers, teaching assistants, hospital cleaners and town hall staff from paying their union subs directly from their wages is an attack we’ve defeated before and one which we will overcome again.

On the UNISON National site.

We’ll support the police staff who keep our homes safe

Experience after experience has shown that privatisation is a false economy

Article on the UNISON National site.

Tricks but no treats

Join us on Monday to stop this nightmare that is the Trade Union Bill

On the UNISON National site.

Blog: Durham Miners Gala

It was a huge honour to be invited by the  Durham Miners Association to address the Big Meeting on Saturday, especially when that meant sharing the platform with so many great speakers and representatives of our movement. In particular, it was a pleasure to be alongside Angela Rayner and Jeremy Corbyn – two great UNISON […]

On the UNISON Northern site.