Ambulance picket line

‘Putting politics above public services’

Janey Starling explains yet another government attack on the right to strike: minimum service levels

Christina McAnea addressing UNISON's health conference

Christina McAnea leads applause for successful UNISON strikers

General secretary stresses the power of UNISON in address to health conference

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Woman striking a yoga pose

Yoga instructors pose a strike problem for unbending council

Together with colleagues teaching Pilates and aerobics, the instructors backed industrial action as Colchester City Council remains stubborn on pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Aerobics instructor Melinda Harrison outside a Leisure World sports centre

Inflexible bosses keep yoga instructors’ pay down

Aerobics and Pilates instructors at Colchester City Council are also affected, as the UNISON members vote on strike action

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Christina McAnea at the front of a march in Belfast, on a day of strike action. She and others are holding a banner calling for fair pay for public service workers in Northern Ireland

Blog: A strike of last resort that’s been forced on members

On a freezing day in Northern Ireland, they walked out for the money they’ve been promised – but are still waiting for

Article, General Secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.
Members at a Liveability special education school in Poole, Dorset, taking strike action over low pay

Poole education members strike over low pay

Members at the Victoria Education Centre voted for action by 97% in an 81% turnout

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Black and white image of a cemetery

Rotherham cemetery staff secure major pay victory

Acceptance of a new offer ends long-running dispute with the private contractor

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Flood defence works being carried out by the Environment Agency

Environment Agency staff set for out-of-hours ban

Workers will refuse to volunteer for on-call cover outside contracted hours from this weekend until 19 September, in continuing action over pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
The Royal Courts of Justice in London

High Court rules ‘strike-breaking’ agency worker regulations unlawful

Judge agrees with UNISON that the then business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, acted unlawfully, unfairly and irrationally

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON joins emergency protest against anti-strike bill

Last night Conservative MPs reversed the positive changes made by the House of Lords to protect striking workers from dismissal

Article on the UNISON National site.