Vote in the European elections on 23 May

“Vote for candidates who will stand up for public services and defend our welfare state.”

Article on the UNISON National site.

Brexit withdrawal bill enters next round of Commons debate

UNISON backs a raft of amendments aimed at protecting the rights of its members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

EU citizens: UNISON returns to Parliament to defend members

Union backing new lobby for the ‘right to remain’ for EU citizens in the UK

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Employment rights should be centre stage as Great Repeal Bill launched, says UNISON

Commenting on the publication of the Bill today (Thursday) that will see the transfer of European laws onto the the UK statute book, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The clock is ticking towards an uncertain future for anyone at work. Until now many of the laws that protect employees from unfair or unsafe treatment at the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Blog: These negotiations will define the future of our country for generations

There is a great deal on the line, and these negotiations will define the future of our country for generations. Yet we still know far too little about what the government’s red lines are – and whether ministers plan on selling the British people down the river.

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

Blog: I dream in English – a German member’s thoughts on Brexit

‘Mostly, I speak and think and dream in English; you could say that I am English even in my sleep’

Blogs, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Blog: I dream in English – a German member’s thoughts on Brexit

‘Mostly, I speak and think and dream in English; you could say that I am English even in my sleep’

European citizens to lobby MPs over right to remain in UK post-Brexit

Nurses, social workers and teaching assistants will be among EU citizens who will today (Monday) lobby MPs over their right to remain in the UK. The lobby is aimed at urging the government to guarantee immediately that these citizens will be able to stay post-Brexit. There are more than three million EU citizens living in […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

No mention of equality in Brexit white paper is “shocking and shameful”

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has described the government’s failure to mention equalities in the Brexit white paper as shocking and shameful at its annual women’s conference today (Thursday). Around 750 delegates are debating a range of equalities motions involving women in work at the event. Addressing the conference, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Brexit negotiations need clarity, honesty and openness

No-one voted to leave the EU to weaken their rights at work. Few want to tear apart the families of those who have made their lives here. And everyone would, I hope, want to see a thriving British economy with well-funded public services in the years ahead.

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