On the frontline: COVID-19

‘He spoke to me as a human being, not as a scally off the estate’

Angela Rayner tells Demetrios Matheou about her journey from care worker to UNISON activist to a Labour MP who’s hoping to become her party’s deputy leader

The good fight

UNISON is backing Keir Starmer in the Labour leadership election. Amanda Kendal met him and finds out how he believes he can turn around the party’s fortunes

Christmas and sexual harassment – the dark side of the office party

What should be a celebration with colleagues can too often turn into an ordeal of innuendo, harassment and even assault

Say No 2 Subcos

Members working in the English NHS across the country have been fighting attempts by health trusts to transfer them to wholly owned subsidiaries

The UNISON member rebelling against extinction

Amanda King was arrested in London in October while protesting peacefully against inaction on climate change

Bringing joy to a psychiatric ward

Mental health workers from Wales talk about what earned them the Team of the Year title at the Nursing Times awards

Ken Loach’s powerful new film on the plight of precarious workers

The acclaimed director and his writer Paul Laverty speak about ‘Sorry We Missed You’, about a care worker and a delivery driver at the end of their tether

A guiding hand through the immigration minefield

Lawyer Sairah Javed runs a helpline for UNISON members seeking immigration advice

UNISON pushes for ‘real change’ in the fight against workplace racism

Coinciding with Black History Month, UNISON has launched a major new campaign aimed at helping health branches deal with the racism that their Black members face every day

Building for the future

A century on from the Housing and Planning Act that created council housing, Tony Braisby explains why we need council homes more than ever