Don’t let the weather silence your voice: apply for a postal vote

A winter election means it’s likely to be cold and dark – and you’ll be busy preparing for Christmas – but don’t let that put you off: vote from the comfort of your own home

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

All-women shortlists must not be ‘meddled with’

Dave Prentis urges Jeremy Corbyn to protect female representation

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for a general election but demands Labour stays united

Speaking in Liverpool today (Tuesday) on the opening day of the UNISON annual conference, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Brexit has unleashed the stench of far right extremism, both on the streets and in workplaces across the country. It’s meant a rise in anger and distrust. “Public service workers from Europe have had to suffer cheap jibes […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Epic film depicts the events leading to the infamous Peterloo Massacre

Mike Leigh’s historical adviser talks about the research that informs the recounting of the 19th century pro-democracy rally that ended in tragedy

Article, Magazine, moving, News on the UNISON National site.

New film depicts infamous Peterloo Massacre

Mike Leigh’s historical adviser talks about the research that informs the recounting of the 19th century pro-democracy rally that ended in tragedy

Harry Leslie Smith’s new book is an essential call to arms

The campaigner is urging everyone to help create a fairer society for all and reject a slide toward the past he remembers

Article on the UNISON National site.

General election 2017: pay and the cost of living

With just a few days until the election, UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on two of the issues most important to our members

UNISON Labour Link and the Labour leadership

Union procedures will see all candidates present their case before affiliated political fund national committee decides whether to support a candidate, and who, in consultation with regions

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Theresa May: our union will continue to challenge and push our agenda

Today, we get a new prime minister: Theresa May – and our union will challenge where necessary but also push our agenda on the issues that matter

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Help stop the illegal underpayment of homecare workers

Email your MP to add their voice to tomorrow’s (23 March) Westminster Hall debate

Article, News on the UNISON National site.