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Saluting our Sisters: Black History Month

This year’s Black History Month, in October, is themed ‘Saluting our Sisters’. UNISON is using the month to celebrate exceptional women working in health

Setting Kasibba free

The team leader of the Social Work Team of the Year testifies to the impact an integrated approach can have in the care system

Out-of-date mileage rates are driving workers into poverty

Research shows that the ‘mileage gap’ is costing NHS, social care, police and local government employees up to £6,000 a year. Janey Starling reports

Healthcare assistants: Re-banded, rewarded and respected

Healthcare assistants are winning reward, recognition and respect in UNISON’s Pay Fair for Patient Care campaign, which has seen thousands of the lowest-paid NHS workers re-banded and paid significant back-pay for performing clinical duties

Our Dream Services

Four UNISON members, with over a century of combined experience in public services, share their hopes and aspirations for their sectors

Women in Glasgow striking for equal pay

The workers’ protections set to be thrown on the Brexit bonfire

With its Retained EU Law Bill, the government intends to rip workers’ protections out of the UK law books. Find out what this means, and what you can do to stop it

Collage of pictures of UNISON members taking action

2022 – a year of watershed wins

UNISON has won some incredible victories for workers this year, from securing record-breaking pay increases to winning landmark victories in the Supreme Court

Fire and rehire: How to fight it

UNISON lawyers, organisers and activists give advice on how to fight the aggressive employment practice that’s on the rise

Educate, agitate, organise

A union learning agenda is not just another perk of being in a union, it’s a matter of equality. Janey Starling finds out about the UNISON College

Book review – Uncommon Wealth: Britain and the Aftermath of Empire

Kojo Koram punctures the collective amnesia about the British Empire, proving its stark relevance to the daily machinations of the British state in 2022