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Durham teaching assistants back strike action, announces UNISON

Durham teaching assistants have voted overwhelmingly for strike action in the long-running dispute over cuts to their pay, their union UNISON has a

Energy Union governance – a mystery beast now revealed

Award-winning work on mental health in Redditch and Bromsgrove

UNISON has been a keen supporter of the national Time to Talk campaign tacking the stigma of mental health issues since it started two years ago.

It’s time to talk for a change

Earlier today, I was in Redditch to meet our Redditch and Bromsgrove branch and hear about the brilliant work they’ve been doing – especially on re

UNISON starts preparing for political fund change

UNISON has started preparing for a key change from this year’s Trade Union Act – moving to new members having to opt-in to the union’s political fu

UK oil firms’ Arctic bid to face historic lawsuit

‘What kind of world have we created?’

Fifty years ago, the BBC broadcast Cathy Come Home, one of the most ground-breaking and influential programmes in television history.

Reading council should stop dragging its heels on equal pay

All too often – despite decades of equal rights and equal pay legislation – women are underpaid in the workplace for the work that they do.

‘Social care is at a tipping point’

Social care services that support older people are at tipping point.

Greenpeace joins councils preparing Heathrow legal challenge


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Friends of the Earth England Wales & Northern Ireland:

Together with the government's support for fracking, the Heathrow airport decision is an...


It was a pleasure to meet representatives of Building and Woodworkers International – including...

Columban JPIC:

On Saturday 22 October, Fr.

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