How the Union Learning Fund changes lives

UNISON members extol the virtues of a scheme that has boosted their work, their careers and their self-confidence – but is currently under threat

‘The best of trade union empowerment’: the story behind a decisive homecare legal victory

UNISON branch officers, lawyers and members recall a four-year battle to win pay justice

Saving the nation

UNISON members tell their stories from the first months of the COVID crisis

UNISON demands extra government funding to save universities from crisis

‘A world without universities would be tragic. I just can’t comprehend it’

The unsung heroes of the operating room – and now the pandemic

ODP Day celebrates a little-known health professional

It’s good to talk – especially now

A Yorkshire & Humberside branch, with the help of its local organiser, is making sure to touch base personally with every new member during lockdown

High Court hears its first furlough case

The court considers how administrators’ duties and changing contracts work with the furlough scheme. UNISON’s legal team considers the findings

‘I’m so proud’

Dave Prentis on the first weeks of the COVID-19 crisis

‘It’s been inspirational to see so many people returning to the front lines’

UNISON branch secretary goes back to work as an operating department practitioner, to help tackle coronavirus crisis

How to… keep learning in a time of crisis

Clair Hawkins and Kathleen Jowett of UNISON’s learning and organising service outline how we are supporting member learning and activist training during the COVID-19 crisis – and highlight the key role of union learning reps