Member stories

Police staff will be pleased with new powers, less so that volunteer colleagues will get the same, says UNISON

Extra powers for police staff that will help them be more effective in their jobs in the fight against crime are good news for local communities an

Schools need clear lines of accountability says UNISON

Commenting on the education select committee report on the role of regional schools commissioners, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis

Plans to axe NHS bursary “foolish, petty and self-defeating”, says UNISON

The Chancellor’s plans to axe the nursing bursary must surely rank as one of “the most foolish, petty and self-defeating cuts” proposed by the gove

City Centre East-West route

Consultation on Edinburgh’s planned major new cycleroute ends on February 1st.  It is vital for you

Tribunal proposals ‘a source of real anxiety’

Last week, the interim report of Lord Justice Briggs’ Civil Courts Structure Review was published by the Ministry of Ju

The Observer: Cuts have left Britain a fading power, says Sir Jeremy Greenstock

Sir Jeremy Greenstock, chair of the UNA-UK, says domestic concerns are pushing aside the UK's global role.

Russian Roulette - Impacts for BP and Rosneft of continuing international sanctions

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Save our services – where our campaign’s going in 2016

After five years of relentless austerity, local authorities across the UK have been put in an impossible position, forced to make unfair cuts to li

UNISON warns on academies push in new legislation

The government’s push to force more English schools to become academies would mean more and more resources devoted to administration, legal advice

‘UNISON means? Confidence, learning and not getting a pay cut’

“I first got involved with UNISON six years ago when they cut our pay from £9 per hour to £6.


Member stories


UNISON Cymru Wales members will be taking to high streets and workpla

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland:

Just out: a poignant and powerful new film from Michael Morpurgo,

Friends of the Earth England Wales & Northern Ireland:

I recently joined friends at Greenpeace to hand in our joint flooding petition.

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