Single-decker bus in Manchester

Government’s new bus strategy highlights failures of deregulation

The proposals exclude the best solution, which would be to allow local authorities to operate their own services, says UNISON

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The unsung key workers

The past 12 months of pandemic would have been very different without UNISON members keeping bus stations open and water in our homes

UNISON calls for lockdown halt to non-essential water work

In a letter to the water minister, UNISON says that revised COVID-19 guidance on close contacts means the government should tell the water industry to pause some work.

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Get elected – and help UNISON remain relevant and effective in the 2020s

The nomination period is about to open for this year’s service group executive elections

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

A vote for public services?

What do you think of Labour’s manifesto? Will you be voting to protect public services on 12 December? We’d like to hear your views

News on the UNISON National site.

Piling on the pressure

Conference calls for support for workers and activists facing mental health issues

News on the UNISON National site.

Public transport funding at a 30-year low

Merseytravel chair tells conference of problems for sector – and points to the public solutions

News on the UNISON National site.

From floods to food banks

Environment Agency staff take industrial action after seeing a 20% drop in pay over the last decade

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
a lit gas ring

Centrica urged to talk about pension proposals

UNISON members won’t accept Centrica proposals to work longer, pay more and get less

News on the UNISON National site.
portrait of Andy McDonald

A bold vision for water, environment and transport

Shadow transport secretary transport Andy McDonald shared Labour’s vision for the future at UNISON’s water, environment and transport service group conference.

Article, News on the UNISON National site.