Birds of a Feather

UNISON president Josie Bird talks to Demetrios Matheou about the people and places that have inspired and motivated her trade union life

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

Drawn to the homeless

A UNISON member talks about his unusual art project

Brummie community rallies round care workers

Birmingham care workers triumph in epic battle over pay

Sisters are doin’ it for themselves

Being young and female in 2019

Not for the faint of heart

A group of ‘super-paramedics’ are trained for saving lives in the most extreme situations

At the sharp end

A PCSO and a PC in Hull are leading a bold initiative in the fight against knife crime

Learning to lead as LGBT

February is LGBT History Month. Here, UNISON member Nick O’Reilly talks about the challenge of being out and a manager

Learning to excel

Former UNISON president Lucia McKeever cites her union’s commitment to lifelong learning as a key reason for her unexpected rise through the ranks