Glen Carrington addressing health conference

Why insourcing isn’t always a win

Health conference hears of situations where ‘insourcing’ actually means bringing a private company into the NHS to provide services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Female crew of eight in a rowing boat on the Thames

Opinion: Thames Water makes case for renationalisation … now!

When crews for the annual Boat Race are warned about levels of E.coli, and its own shareholders refuse to invest more in Thames Water, the case for public ownership is clear

Article, Blogs on the UNISON National site.

UNISON wins huge settlement for school meals workers

UNISON forced catering company Dolce to pay workers thousands of unpaid wages after cutting their hours

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
health conference stands to mark international workers memorial day

Health conference asks why ambulance staff aren’t an emergency service

Conference debates ambulance and privatisation issues and discusses how to make the union ‘ballot ready’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Christina McAnea: my first year as your general secretary

UNISON’s general secretary on a ‘challenging and demanding year’ as the union continued to navigate the pandemic – and her goals moving forward

Frimley health branch members on a protest with UNISON placards and flags

Health workers win two-year battle against privatisation in Frimley

UNISON members have won the battle to keep their NHS jobs, after threats to transfer workers to a wholly owned subsidiary were made in April 2019

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Outsourcing must end to restore public services

Privatisation and outsourcing have failed the public and workers

Article, News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Raise a toast to public track and trace

Campaign group We Own It wants people to invite their MP to join the toast on Friday, to build support for a proper, public track and trace system

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Addaction strikers suspend pay campaign

Striking drug and alcohol rehabilitation workers in Wigan and Leigh in dispute over failed pay promises and staff shortages, halt campaign because of coronavirus

News on the UNISON National site.

Council cleaners celebrate after seeing off outsourcing threat

UNISON campaigning sees Middlesbrough council drop privatisation plan

Article on the UNISON National site.