Shantha David

UNISON opinion: Why could tribunal fees be on the way back?

UNISON beat the government in a landmark legal win in 2018, securing the scrapping of employment tribunal fees. So why is the government trying to bring them back?

Article, Blogs on the UNISON National site.

UNISON given go-ahead to join judicial review of government inaction over Windrush

High Court will hear how former home secretary Suella Braverman reneged on key recommendations from the Windrush scandal inquiry

News on the UNISON National site.
Fiona Mercer standing outside the Supreme Court with UNISON's legal team

Fiona Mercer: The care worker at the heart of UNISON’s Supreme Court challenge

UNISON member Fiona Mercer is at the heart of a case being heard in the Supreme Court this week, which could define the future of workers’ rights to strike

The entrance of the Supreme Court

Q&A: Who could be entitled to thousands in unpaid wages?

UNISON’s head of legal services, Shantha David, explains what the union’s recent Supreme Court victory means for workers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Christina McAnea and UNISON legal team stand outside the Royal Courts of Justice

Strike-breaking legislation is unlawful, argues UNISON in High Court

Since July 2022, agencies have been permitted to supply temporary workers to replace striking workers – which the union argues, defeats the very purpose of a strike

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

UNISON to challenge government strike-breaking laws at High Court

The union is challenging government regulations that allow employers to hire agency staff to replace striking workers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.