Portrait of Polly Jpnes

Fighting for the right to be politically active

UNISON member Polly Jones was sacked from her job for simply expressing an interest in standing as an an MP. The legal battle that followed has far-reaching implications

The autumn statement: A disaster for working people

The chancellor’s autumn statement was a reaction to an economic crisis of the government’s own making. UNISON policy officer David Arnold looks at the consequences for UNISON members and public services

Supporting members in a warzone

Six months into the Russian invasion, Ukraine trade union activists continue to help members in ways that are both dramatically different and comfortingly familiar

The cost of living: Brighton and Hove

UNISON branch secretary Corinna Edwards-Colledge discusses how the cost of living is affecting working people in her branch Brighton & Hove

Dirty energy: solar panels and forced labour

UNISON joins an important new campaign against the purchasing of solar panels that are a product of China’s persecution of the Uyghur people

Why we marched in London to ‘Demand Better’

UNISON members explain why they took part in the TUC’s march and rally

How UNISON can help

UNISON’s member welfare charity, There for You, has a wide array of support services that can help members cope with the cost of living crisis

Pioneers of community policing

To mark the 20th anniversary of the police community support officer, three PCSOs describe the pleasures and challenges of being the force’s ‘eyes and ears on the street’

Put NHS Pay Right

25 May is UNISON’s day of action for NHS pay

Demand action on the cost of living

Join the TUC march on Saturday 18 June