Blog: We will always fight for local services

As the biggest local government union in the country, we will always fight for local services – and for the funding that’s needed to provide them. So it was fantastic to see so many people getting behind the heartbeat of our local communities, local government workers, on our first Local Service Champions Day yesterday. There’s […]

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

Are you local champs ready?

With Local Service Champions Day fast approaching on 17 October, we chatted with Diane Peacock, the branch secretary at UNISON’s City of Sunderland branch, about the exciting plans her team have in place to celebrate local government’s hidden heroe

Article on the UNISON National site.

Come rain or shine, UNISON’s on the case

July might have meant the start of the summer holidays proper, but UNISON and our members are still on the case

News on the UNISON National site.

Tahir’s youth mission

Peterborough youth worker is a Local Service Champion and has been honoured by the Queen

Article on the UNISON National site.

Local Service Champions – making our communities safer

We don’t always see what council workers do in our communities, but they’re there, making our lives better

News on the UNISON National site.

‘Your days are numbered,’ Dave Prentis tells Tories in Durham speech

‘There is an alternative‘ says general secretary as he lambasts austerity and calls for properly funded public services

News on the UNISON National site.

This is your life

Local government workers are champions. They affect all our lives, every day

Local government services aren’t optional, but the bedrock of a caring society

Dave Prentis addressing the Local Government Association annual conference in Bournemouth today (Thursday)

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Celebrating our local services champions

The people who make our lives better, from dawn till dusk

UNISON launches campaign to celebrate local government workers 

New film will kickstart recognition of overlooked council staff

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.