Unions to campaign for Labour’s ‘new deal for working people’

Christina McAnea calls the new deal ‘a priority for our union… a chance to reset the balance of power to benefit workers’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The Future We Want

Labour’s deputy leader, UNISON’s general secretary and a leading UNISON activist – three very influential women – discuss the politics needed to bring about change

Three students

Labour vows to work with HE unions ‘as partners, not adversaries’

Shadow higher education minister Matt Western promises positive, long-lasting reform under a Labour government

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Portrait of Polly Jpnes

Fighting for the right to be politically active

UNISON member Polly Jones was sacked from her job for simply expressing an interest in standing as an an MP. The legal battle that followed has far-reaching implications

‘We will continue to stand with striking workers’

UNISON’s Labour Link Forum stresses the importance of solidarity after RMT strikes

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘He spoke to me as a human being, not as a scally off the estate’

Angela Rayner tells Demetrios Matheou about her journey from care worker to UNISON activist to a Labour MP who’s hoping to become her party’s deputy leader

The good fight

UNISON is backing Keir Starmer in the Labour leadership election. Amanda Kendal met him and finds out how he believes he can turn around the party’s fortunes

Dave Prentis urges MPs to extend Article 50 notice period

‘Simply put, Parliament needs more time to avoid chaos,’ writes UNISON general secretary

News on the UNISON National site.

‘Terrible news and the last thing public service workers need’

‘Only a united party can protect public services, jobs and disadvantaged communities,’ says Dave Prentis

Article on the UNISON National site.