general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: Fighting for pay across the union

Pay is coming to a head and we need all of our members and activists to take part in every ballot and every consultation

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Prime Minister must intervene to fund a fair pay rise for council workers

Local services will only be resilient with “a valued and fairly rewarded workforce”

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Government’s treatment of NHS staff is disgraceful 

Just as NHS staff thought ministers were at last to announce the pay rise they’ve more than earned, hopes have been cruelly dashed

Press release on the UNISON National site.
Christina McAnea

Blog: Six months into our new era

It’s been an incredibly busy but productive and fulfilling first half year as your general secretary – with many achievements across our great union

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.
general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: How to start solving the housing crisis

Our communities need public services and they need the people providing those services living close by

Article on the UNISON National site.
woman with mask on in front of laptop, sanitising her hands

It’s #NotTooMuchToMask

Wearing masks doesn’t stop anyone from living their lives. But it can help prevent infection spread and limit pressure on the NHS

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Government can’t keep ignoring social care crisis

Tens of thousands of older people and those with disabilities aren’t getting the care they desperately need

Press release on the UNISON National site.
Christina McAnea

Blog: Wilfully sowing the seeds of masked confusion

If only the Westminster government could show some of the responsibility it wants the rest of us to take on

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Masks are still crucial in the fight against Covid

Now isn’t the time to ditch mandatory mask wearing. The Prime Minister should be providing direction to the public

Press release on the UNISON National site.
general secretary Christina McAnea with UNISON members outside a London hospital

Blog: The best birthday or thank you gift is a pay rise, now

Thank you days for key workers and birthday celebrations – and even the George Cross for the NHS – are richly deserved, but what really matters is an increase in pay

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.