Pirouetting onto the UNISON stage

Tamar Dixon started out as a dancer, but has since pursued a new passion as a teaching assistant

‘They are not just heroes within our union – they’re heroes to their communities too’

I’m proud of the job people who work in the health service do 24 hours a day, seven days a week: UNISON will always fight their corner against this government – by any means possible

Blogs, General Secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.
Dave Prentis hugs a member at the Redditch Time to Talk session

Award-winning work on mental health in Redditch and Bromsgrove

General secretary Dave Prentis visits branch to see first hand the practical help and support provided to members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON sets out its own Olympian stall in Birmingham

Union hosts community sporting event to help build relationships across the community and raise UNISON’s profile

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Compulsory redundancies at British Gas will be hard to avoid, says UNISON

Commenting on the news that 700 British Gas jobs are to go in the West Midlands, with the closure of the Oldbury service/call centre near Birmingham, UNISON national energy officer Matt Lay said: “This is terrible news for the company’s Birmingham-based employees, who will be devastated at the prospect of losing their jobs. British Gas […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
Library worker Shazzia Rock reads to a group of children

Yoga, stand-up comedy, singing children and books…

All in a day’s work for today’s librarian

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

700,000 joiners shows our strength, Prentis tells health conference

General secretary tells West Midlands activists: unions are as relevant today as they ever were – ‘when times are tough, we show our strength’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

2,500 sign Wolverhampton care home petition

Petition launched by UNISON as homes are threatened with closure

Article on the UNISON National site.

Help save union studies in Stoke

Sign the petition to keep the trade union studies unit at Stoke on Trent college

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Paramedic receives apology for hospital ‘ban’

Union and NHS trust ‘resolve matter amicably’ over whistleblowing paramedic and UNISON steward

Article on the UNISON National site.