General election 2024: ‘It’s our chance to change Britain’

As the nation waits for Rishi Sunak to call the election, Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner writes exclusively for UNISON, with her view of the challenges and opportunities ahead

Behind the scenes of a successful insourcing campaign

UNISON members at a London NHS trust explain how they won their insourcing campaign – and the many benefits

Living with neurodiversity

Ahead of UNISON’s national disabled members conference, one delegate talks about her life as a neurodiverse person – and how being diagnosed has changed it for the better

Photo of a plantation worker, walking in a plantation, away from the camera, carrying a large number of bananas on his back

The bruising truth about bananas

Plantation workers in Costa Rica pay a high price for the tropical fruit on our tables, but trade unions are working hard to protect them. Demetrios Matheou reports

Legal briefing: sexual harassment at work

UNISON’s legal team looks at current attempts, through the Worker Protection Bill, to strengthen legal safeguards against workplace harassment, including sexual harassment

The Future We Want

Labour’s deputy leader, UNISON’s general secretary and a leading UNISON activist – three very influential women – discuss the politics needed to bring about change

‘The pay in schools is not worth the pressure’

Pam Howard, the chair of UNISON’s schools committee, urges the union’s 250,000 school support staff to have their say in the NJC strike ballot

Reasons to vote ‘yes’ in the NJC strike ballot

UNISON’s local government and schools members will soon be voting on whether to accept the employers’ latest below-inflation pay rise

Electing the next NEC

The election for the National Executive Council, UNISON’s most senior body of activists, opens on 17 April. Here’s what you need to know…

Embracing equality on International Women’s Day

UNISON women – imagining a gender equal world